Emily Zilber’s five must-see pieces of contemporary craft at the Museum of Fine Arts.
1. Loop #5 (in two parts)
Harvey K. Littleton (American, 1922-2013) 1984; clear blown glass with orange core.
2. Grey Stripe With Friends
Helen Britton (Australian, born in 1966) 2012; silver, plastic, and pigment.
Kathy Butterly (American, born in 1963) 1995; glazed and gilded porcelain.
4. Kurdish Amulet
Lillian Elliott (American, 1930-1994) 1993; stitched bark, plaited splints, cotton plain weave, hand painted with acrylic pigments.
Ed Rossbach (American, 1914–2002) 1970s; crochet cotton, synthetic raffia.