Inspired by the museum’s own Shuttlecocks by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, this ornament, designed by local ceramicist Irma Starr, is made of glazed stoneware, and features hand-stamped feather textures.
Glazed earthenware stoneware
About Irma Starr:
Based in Kansas City, Irma Starr is a renowned potter who creates collectible works of art in the style of 17th-century style pottery. She is accomplished in a multitude glazing techniques: combing, feathering, marbling, and slip-trailing. Starr has been commissioned by private connoisseurs, museums, companies, and the White House to create commemorative pieces.