Sweet True Love Plate
Original felt and ceramic art piece
“Sweet True Love”
Broken side plate combined with hand wet felted wool felt with hand needle felt design. The design on the felt part is not the same as the original plate design, it has been exaggerated to create a new one-off unique art piece. The piece features and elongated piece of felt to give the impression that the piece has just been dipped in felt. The edges of the piece have been hand embroidered with gold thread. This art piece has been created, designed, and handmade by Alison Hunter.
This wall-mounted art piece is mounted with a D-ring which in turn is secured to the reverse of the felt plate with a timber disc so the makers mark (if marked) is visible.
This plate was given to me by a friend and was broken in 2 pieces, her parents received this as part of a set as a wedding gift in 1975, unfortunately this one broke. I used the bigger plate piece. I like this simple and pretty little plate, the new design is subtle but effective and the two different textures make the piece very inviting.
The concept behind these felt plates is changing the function from broken and damaged plates to wall art pieces preserving old memories while creating new ones.
This is a wholly unique piece. Only one of these has been made.
Plate maker mark is True Love, Royal Stafford, Made in England, Est. 1845
– 23.5cm x 16.5cm diameter
– approx 3.5cm deep with hanging fixture
– attached to the wall with D-ring hanger
– felt is 100% sheep wool
– most of the wool used is sourced locally
– Designed, created and handmade in Sligo, Ireland
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