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Bound by Convention 2 / Lise Melhorn-Boe

Melhorn-Boe, Lise. Bound by Convention 2. 1993. 6 pages. (5 foot 10 inches X approximately 10 feet when open), N7433.4 .M44 B66 1993. Archives and Special Collections, University of Calgary.

From the artist’s website: Six life-sized plywood cutout “gingerbread cookies” are rubber-stamped with texts from a variety of women about the constraints of being newly weds, mothers and older wives. Their pink rubber-gloved hands are tied behind their backs with their apron strings.

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