A Packet Poem, love for poem spring a butterfly
Assemblage (sculpture technique)
Poetry -- Female authors
American poetry -- 20th century
Manila mailer envelope containing tissue wrapped around packet poem held together with soft cotton rope, wrapped around cardboard printed with green and white paisley print with title written on bottom corner. Paisley board wrapped around black paper wrapped in thin chiffon strip, paper unfolds to white paper, gold paper, blue ribbon, gold ties and black chiffon strips. Opens to layers of green and black woven silk, black crepe, white, crepe, parchment paper, cut up peach chiffon, and thin metallic blue thread holding folded poem in center, signed.
Etlinger, Amelia, 1933-1987
Amelia Etlinger Collection (PCMS-0060)
Poetry Collection Manuscripts (State University of New York at Buffalo)
State University of New York at Buffalo. Poetry Collection
State University of New York at Buffalo. Poetry Collection.
Copyright the Estate of Amelia Etlinger and used with permission. For more information contact the Poetry Collection at email@example.com.
Clifton Park, New York
1970 - 1986
Collection open for research.
Is Part Of
Amelia Etlinger Collection (LIB-PC010)
tissue, cotton rope, cardboard, paper, chiffon, crepe, ribbon, parchment paper, metallic thread
Sent to Mike Belt, donated to the Poetry Collection by Ellen Marie Helinka.
Estate of Amelia Etlinger
8 x 5.25 x 0.5 inches
Etlinger, Amelia, 1933-1987, “A Packet Poem, love for poem spring a butterfly,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed June 25, 2019, https://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/items/show/52286.