Thursday, July 22, 2010

Queen Anns Lace

I was on my morning run when I notice a field full of Queen Ann's Lace. I knew I had to go back and take some pictures and my sketch pad and try to capture what I felt in the swaying heads of the delicate weed.I think they are prettier than most garden flowers and have loved them ever since I was a child.

Queen Anne's Lace is found all over the United States and goes by many different names: Wild Carrot, Birds Nest Weed, Devils Plague, Fools Parsley, and Lace Flower. You have probably seen it growing by the roadside.

There are many stories as to how Queen Anne's Lace got its name. Probably the most popular one is that when Queen Anne was making lace she pricked her finger and bleed. The red flower in the center signifies the drop of blood from Queen Anne's finger. All I am sure of is I

Queen Anns Lace No. 2
Queen Anns Lace No. 2, painting by Delilah Smith

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Queen Anns Lace No.2
12x9 watercolor on 140 lb coldpress watercolor paper

Media: watercolor
Size: 9 in X 12 in (22.9 cm X 30.5 cm)
Price: $100 USD

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Queen Anns Lace No. 2, painting by Delilah Smith

Price: $100 USD

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Susan Roux said...

Aren't these wonderful wild flowers? I absolutely love them. Nice how you danced them through a rainbow of color...

Delilah said...

Thank You so much Susan, I think I will try to paint them again in a different way.