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paper cut artwork by annie vought What patience! I'd love to have a large cut-paper piece of artwork.Maybe I'll dig out one of my Gram's letters.

Agnes Richter was a seamstress before she entered an Austrian insane asylum. She lived out her days embroidering secret messages on her linen jacket. She is the topic of a new book.

Agnes' Jacket - In a Victorian-era German asylum, seamstress Agnes Richter painstakingly stitched a mysterious autobiographical text into every inch of the jacket she created from her institutional uniform. inspirational autobiography in textile art

UNCLE FROG AND NATHAN VINCENT COLLABORATION. http://kittyaloneandi.wordpress.com/2013/07/01/embroidery-slam/

'Unattainable fantasy & false hope', embroidery on fabric by poet Melissa Broder,

old insane asylums“I suppose you want a photograph of a madwoman,” said this woman, name unknown, to photographer and medical superintendent Frederic Truby King. “I’d better stick some straw in my hair and make faces.” She was a patient at New Zealand’s Seacliff Lunatic Asylum in the early 1900’s.

Frederic Truby King, the medical superintendent at Seacliff Lunatic Asylum near Dunedin, New Zealand, often photographed his patients for th.

St. Elizabeth's Hospital. Wall of room in Ward Retreat 1. Reproductions made by a patient, a disturbed case of dementia precox [praecox?]; p...

Wall of room in Ward Retreat Reproductions made by a patient, a disturbed case of dementia precox [praecox?

Confession of mask16    A patient who has been hospitalized in a mental hospital in Japan for years sits before Hasselblad.    by Shinya Ichikawa

writing inspiration: Confession of A patient who has been hospitalized in a mental hospital in Japan for years sits before Hasselblad. by Shinya Ichikawa

Agnes Richter, a patient in a mental asylum in Austria in the 1890's, spent her days embroidering text on to the jacket of her hospital uniform in attempts to record her life story.

Agnes Richter was a German seamstress held as a patient in an insane asylum during the During her time there, she densely embroidered her straightjacket with words, undecipherable phrases and.

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