Animal Magnetism:

Hubbell, Leesa
July 2003
Surface Design Journal;Summer2003, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p32
Trade Publication
The article highlights the animal-designed handbags of Priscilla Snyder, an American fiber artist. It discusses Snyder's success in making animal-inspired handbags with the use of intensive, textural embroidery and through the technique called "painting with thread." Snyder's famous handbags include the "Chameleon," "Orange Longhair Cat," and the "Maine Coon Cat." In addition, how Snyder's artistic handbags attracted high-profile customers, collectors and celebrities, such as Robert Redford, Bob McGrath and Lizza Minelli, is also discussed.


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