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This item sold on July 12, 2012.

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This piece is inspired by the evolution of the peppered moth, whose coloration changed from light to dark as pollution increased during the industrial revolution in England (see last image).

To find more on peppered moth evolution, follow this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peppered_moth_evolution [Image Source]

- Text embroidered freehand using a mix of charcoal and ash grey floss
- Black fabric stretched in a 5-inch vintage wood embroidery hoop
- Reverse has been left uncovered for a "behind-the-scenes" look at this piece

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Adapt - Embroidery Hoop Art - Inspired by Evolution of the Peppered Moth - Science Darwin


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: vintage embroidery hoop, cotton fabric, floss
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 310 reviews
  • Favorited by: 132 people