Monday, May 14, 2012

16th century lace design

Italian cutwork 16th centuryOpen cut work 16th centuryMorisco design 16th centuryItalian needlepoint 16th centuryNappe design16th centuryLace design 16th century
'The Creation' 16th centuryReticello border design 16th centuryPunto in aria design 16th centuryPoint coupe design 16th centuryPunto ricamento design 16th centuryVenetian point 16th century
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Embroiderer's Guild Collection for research

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Kentucky Landscape


art is with art
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Friday, January 27, 2012

Sallie in Hope and Healing exhibit

see Alma Lesch's fabric portrait from 1997 called "Sallie" <#Sallie> in the form of a woven reproduction at Louisville's Center for Women and Families (donated by Dennis Shaffner)<#SHAFFNER> of Shepherdsville, KY

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Monday, March 07, 2011


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Alma Lee Wallace 1941

The decade of WWII; early years in Louisville, KY
(one Derby on-the-town story as the designated driver
for Mr. H) ...24 year-old teacher
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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

"Uncle Bob" #2 1965

Fabric Collage Portrait
stitchery and applique with old spectacles,
book, Newspaper 1904, piece of old quilt on linen.
21" x 34"
blue, beige, gold
owned by Mrs Otto L, Spaeth, New York City
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collection of Garvin Brown
plaiting, stitchery, applique
one form inside another
8" x 25" x 5"
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"David" Alma Lesch

Applique and stitchery, 1965

Fabric Collage Portrait
22" x 50"
Red, purple, blue, rust
sold to Millard Lesch, Seattle, Washington
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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

RE: Buttons

The Kentucky Foundation
for Women established 1996

awarded Alma Lesch the
Sallie Bingham Award

Pat: Could you pass this
poem on to Alma, like my
thanks for the necklace?
I don't have her address.
Thanks! Sallie
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"Lily" 1989 Alma Lesch
purchased by Anne Ogden
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"Miss Jennie"

circa 1970 "Miss Jennie" 24" x 24"
This piece was purchased for a wedding gift to
Dr. and Mrs. Harvey Sloane, Mayor of Louisville

RE: 19th April 1985 Bremer Ehrler County Judge / Executive
of Jefferson County, KY presented Certificate of Appreciation
to Alma Lesch for recognition of interest in and support of
Jefferson County and its citizens
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Saturday, February 19, 2011

The Colonel's Lady

fabric portrait
Alma Lesch
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Kentucky Textile Portraiture

"The Colonel's Lady"
Alma Lesch 1917-1999
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Alma Lesch

Retrospective at
Kentucky Art and Craft
Foundation (KMAC)

collage sculpture forms with postage stamps
on wall "Featuring Kate Smith" and Block Printed embroidery work
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