Textus-Texts-Textiles: Fabric Bookworks by Lise Melhorn-Boe

Textus-Texts-Textiles explores the relationship between texts and textiles, through a feminist lens, via the sewing bookworks of Kingston artist, Lise Melhorn-Boe, supplemented by books as cultural texts and technological artifacts from the collections of W.D Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections. 

Curated by:

Brendan Edwards, Curator of Rare Books and Special Collections, Queen's University Library

Ella Heiss, undergraduate student in HIST212, Experiential Learning in Historical Perspectives, Queen's University

Spring-Summer 2022


Like the Petit Point, a bookwork by Lise Melhorn-Boe, based on the poem of the same name by Bronwen Wallace.