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The Boy I Might Have Married: Countess Edith Reliquary & Habit
The Boy I Might Have Married: Countess Edith Reliquary & Habit
assemblage
12"x18"x15"
2006

cultural relic for lost love/triple portrait — Little Edie Beale, my grandmother, myself

the habit is was made from a vintage catholic girls' uniform sweater and a red handkerchief — it fastens under the chin with two buttons and a safety pin
the functioning abacus was made with balsa wood, aluminum wire, and seed beads