Delicate-Looking Clothing Made Of Wood [Pics]
Taiwanese artist Mary Leu's precise wood carvings take on the appearance of cotton, terry, and wool.
The dingy-looking clothes hanging on the line above look like whites in need of a good bleaching. But the ‘clothes’ aren’t even made of fabric, they’re actually intricately carved pieces of wood. Taiwanese artist Mary Leu creates the hyperrealistic items by painstakingly carving a single piece of boxwood to mimic the folds, creases, and textures of fabric objects.
Like the pieces they emulate, the wood carvings appear to be made of different materials- the pair of underwear above looks like a simple pair of cotton briefs, while the sweater below looks like a cozy, wool cable-knit pullover.