Raised Bed Fortune Patch - Hunterdon Museum Installation

Rebecca Gilbert Raised Bed

Raised Bed Fortune Patch
ImageOn etchings on Japanese paper, PVA, dirt, raised bed
Original iteration 2010-2012, and re-worked for installation at the Hunterdon Museum of Art, 2018.
H 24” x W 36” x D 36”

This installation is comprised of over four hundred hand printed paper sculptures of four-leaf clovers. ImageOn photo-etchings were first printed onto thin Japanese paper and then cut out and manipulated to form the clovers. The paper sculptures are inserted into a dirt mound that is formed inside of a custom built wooden raised bed.