Tessa Perlow uses embroidery to transmit woven magic. Her interest in embroidery goes hand in hand with an interest in history & historical garments. Her inspiration comes from fantasy books, astrology, alchemy, tarot and the occult as spiritual guidance
Location: Ocean Grove, New Jersey
Exhibitions and Awards: Tessa graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology where she studied Fashion Design. She has her own established embroidery business. Tessa has shown her work at Chasama Gallery, NYC, Brown Paper Bag, Speciwomen.
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This piece is made with textile and repurposed clothing with a focus on embroidery and beading is inspired by Magic and Nature. They are thought to have innate power and a symbolic relationship to the intended fantastical outcome.