In My Father's House

This work is from a series called “In My Father’s House” that is about my relationship with my father, who died in November 2012. By creating these pieces, I found a way to process my grief at losing him by physically associating some mundane objects he kept close at hand every day of his life – his handkerchiefs – with the photographs he took of me as a young girl. 

Happy Birthday Girl
Happy Birthday Girl

Men's handkerchief, photo transfer, lace trim, embroidery; 8"h X 8"w, ©2013 Fruma Markowitz

Mother - Daughter Rivalry
Mother - Daughter Rivalry

Men's handkerchief, photo transfer, lace trim, hand embroidery, beading, ©2013 Fruma Markowitz

A Little Jewish-American Princess
A Little Jewish-American Princess

Men's handkerchief, photo transfer, lace trim, hand embroidery, beading, ©2015 Fruma Markowitz