Fur Suit
Jennifer Thoreson, Photographer
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Testament

Fur Suit

From the series Testament, 16”x20”, Pigment Ink on Fiber Rag, 2014

The fur suit in this photograph is made from a garment I first patterned and sewed, and then covered in brown sheep’s wool. The wool is needle-felted inch by inch onto the surface of the garment. The suit renders the wearer quite vulnerable and dependent, much like the animal whose wool was used to fabricate it.