florilegium series, 2016 -19, ongoing
found book pages dyed with cochineal, materials including bamboo skewer, thread, fresh water pearls, thread

In medieval Latin a florilegium was a compilation of excerpts from other writings, from the Latin flos (flower) and legere (to gather): literally a gathering of flowers, or collection of fine extracts from the body of a larger work. It also referred to a medieval treatise on ornamental flowers.