1 portfolio ; 33 cm.
Designs for clothes made for Ruth Mortimer by Judith Fine, including cloth swatches. -- Art work by Marian Parry, Gretchen Faust, Nicole de Lisle, Abigail Rorer, Elfriede Abbe, Pamela See and Ilisha Helfman. -- Marbled paper made by Ruth Mortimer. -- Articles: Come into the arden, --who? / Claudia Cohen (including marbled paper samples) -- A botanical mystery / C. John Burk.
A festschrift of articles and original art to honor Ruth Mortimer (Curator of Rare Books, Smith College Libraries Rare Book Room, 1975-1994) by artists, writers, former students, colleagues and friends.
The portfolio was designed and constructed by Barbara Blumenthal. Includes an antique button (once owned by Mortimer) on the spine and a hand-embroidered inset (executed by Madeleine Watson) on the front of the portfolio. The portfolio is lined with fabric used by Judith Fine in creating a dress for Mortimer.