Beautiful books have long been collected as decorative objects for the home. The design and typography of this finely crafted faux volume is influenced by the early 20th century Golden Age of book design. Decorative Arts Books create elegant backdrops and foundations for Willow Tree figures, enhancing their display with complementary colors and texture. Figures can be positioned in groupings or alone, on top of a book, or standing in front of a book. Family Stories Decorative Arts Book opens to reveal functional storage for 5 x 7 photographs, enclosure cards, love notes, and more.
A decorative object, a memorable gift, a special place for photographs and keepsakes.
10”h x 6.5”w x 2”d fabric-wrapped, acid-free wood composite box. Lid opens for functional storage; fits 5” x 7” photos
Packaged in protective Willow Tree box
Dust with soft cloth or soft brush. Avoid water or cleaning solvents.
Willow Tree sculptural art forms beautifully express love, closeness, healing, courage, hope… all the emotions of a life well lived. Artist Susan Lordi hand carves the original of each figure from her studio in Kansas City Missouri. Pieces are cast
from her original carvings, and individually painted by hand. Expression is revealed through gestures only… a tilt of the head, placement of the hands, a turn of the body. The simplicity of form and absence of facial features signify Willow Tree.
It is Susan’s hope that these pieces be meaningful to both giver and receiver.
Susan Lordi has a keen observation of the human form. Inspired by dance, art history, nature, and personal experiences with family and friends, Susan uses figurative sculpture to reflect our relationship with people and the world around us. In additi
on to working in sculpture, Susan has spent years making art with cloth. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Textile Design and her fiber art has been exhibited internationally. A monograph of her art textiles has been published in the Portfolio Colle
ctionby Telos Art Publishing and she is featured in the book Art Textiles of the World: USA.