makerie studio handcrafts paper golden goose and gilded eggs makerie studio handcrafts paper golden goose and gilded eggs
mar 10, 2016

makerie studio handcrafts paper golden goose and gilded eggs

makerie studio handcrafts paper golden goose and gilded eggs
all images by andré gidoin / courtesy of makerie studio




enchanted by the ornamentation of moroccan architecture, and the imaginative imagery of fairy tales, makerie studio has handcrafted ‘the golden goose’ using rare and fine paper sheets. the new york and london based studio — comprised of julie wilkinson and joyanne horscroft — have created this bespoke, large-scale sculpture within a black-painted room. at the center of the space, an intricately crafted bird formed entirely from golden paper feathers is caged in metal enclosure, left slightly ajar. gilded straw sits in a plush pile at her feet, while a few sparkling feathers free float around the frame. sitting within small carved apertures in the walls is a collection of individually-crafted eggs, each completely unique with a distinctive design decorating its surface.

‘the golden goose’ has been handcrafted using rare and fine paper sheets

the large-scale sculpture is situated within a black-painted room

an intricately crafted bird is formed entirely from golden paper feathers

sparkling feathers have been individually cut and placed 

gilded straw sits in a plush pile at the bird’s feet

the body of the bird is covered in tiny feathers cut from paper 

sitting within small carved apertures in the walls are a collection of individually-crafted eggs

each egg is completely unique and bears a distinctive design decorating its surface

the eggs are ornamented by gold paper pieces and designs  

the theme of the decoration is inspired by moroccan architectural motifs 

the scene sources imaginative imagery of fairy tales

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