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.

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