Promises & Expectations – Embroidered Dusters

Acting as a metaphor for domesticity, these 7 hand-embroidered dusters comment upon the expectations of women within a domestic environment. The context of the popular fairy tale phrases, juxtaposed with definitions of domesticity, brutality, protectiveness and femininity, question the promises told through fairy tales to women and girls.

These dusters also act as prelims, introducing the context of poetry and embroidered hoops.

Once Upon a TimeProtectiveDomestic Happily Ever After Feminine  BrutalLand Far Away

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