'Silken Cells' by Rob Kesseler https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/ 'Silken Cells' by Rob Kesseler Silken Cells Pure silk hangings within the Great Hall at Forty Hall These hangings appear like a network of arterial vessels. However they are a microscopic view of the cells in the leaf of Sphagnum moss! https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800169 189800169 in The Parlour Table laid with silk cloth that has been printed with an image of its own fibres magnified over 100 times - coloured pollen grains collected from plants around Forty Hall float across the surface of the silk. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800170 189800170 dinner plates Ceramic plates decorated with images of cellular structure revealed by cutting through a thin section of a branch from the Mulberry Tree in the grounds of Forty Hall. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800171 189800171 side plates Side plates are printed with micro surface detail magnified up to 700times of leaves collected from the Mulberry Tree. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800172 189800172 detail of dinner plate https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800467 189800467 in The Drawing room Micro fibre cellular patterns from wild orchid. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800460 189800460 Stems image of a section of the stem of a wild flower - Cephalanthera longifolia https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800464 189800464 stem Primula vulgaris..Primrose - a section of its stem...printed onto silk https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800465 189800465 silk panels show cellular details from a stained stem section Chrysanthemum coronarium - Corn Marigold https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800469 189800469 detail of above https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800470 189800470 three silk panels show cellular details for Orhrys tenthredinifera - Sawfly orchid. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800471 189800471 panels which show microscopic view of the leaf Sphagnum Moss https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800472 189800472 Rainton's Bed Chamber https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800473 189800473 detail of text above the bed. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800474 189800474 more textile artworks based on the lake at Forty Hall https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800475 189800475 another silk hanging https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800477 189800477 Lady of The House sits on the window seat with her embroidery https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800479 189800479 more wall hangings in silk https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800480 189800480 detail of above stained section of Cephalanthera longifolia https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=189800481 189800481