Art Work

Past Present: Snowball Effect

Past Present: Snowball Effect

59 x 44.5 in.

 Materials: Vintage commercial cottons, cyanotype chemicals overall, cotton back, cotton embroidery thread, spherical plastic beads, cotton/polyester binding, Dual Duty thread, Dream Orient batting blended of silk, bamboo, tencel, and cotton.

 Techniques: Sun-printed cyanotype photograms on entire surface using hand-painted cassava paste, beading, hand embroidery, hand stitching, binding is machine stitched to front and hand stitched to back.

 Statement: Repurposing a vintage Snowball quilt top hand pieced by Sarah Susan Tyner Cooper (1878-1969, born in Arkansas and residing in Texas after c. 1905). My Past Present series incorporates traditional vintage quilt blocks and tops assembled by other makers to create contemporary renderings of earlier work.

EXHIBITED: Evolutions 2017 (juried), Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum

Photo by Deidre Adams

 

 

$ 3,200.00

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