Crested Serpent Eagle

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Crested Serpent Eagle by Christina Fairley Erickson

Original Design Hand & Machine Embroidery

©2017 Christina Fairley Erickson

My husband Randy and I came across several of these majestic birds while in the jungles of Borneo.  They became a favorite after Randy had a close call with a Paradise Flying Tree Snake… anything that preys upon snakes became our hero!

Materials and Techniques: Hand dyed and repurposed silk,  freehand machine embroidery, hand stitched with hand-dyed pearl cotton embroidery thread.

Size:  14.25″w x 17.25″ h (framed)