Friday, February 11, 2011
significant fiber construction undated
from the "Bean" series and biblical series.
"The Nature of Materials"
Stitchery, double thickness background of linen
and burlap. Thread is drawn from linen at top
Colors: Naturals and white
Size: 22" x 47"
Yarns are wool, linen, silk, cotton.
Window shade pulls are covered with thread
discolored by rust
sold to Dorothy Culley (Colley, Calley sic)
in the collection of Flint Institute of Art, Flint, Michigan
purchased in 1966 by Mrs. Bishop, founder of Haystack Mountain
School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine
Fabric Collage, stitchery and applique
with buttons, organza collar, lace hose, and cotton
colors: black and white
size 24" x 40"
old over-alls jacket on piece
of old quilt, with round gold rim glasses
and case, old straight razor case,
with wood picture frame enclosing
man's bill fold. (AWL)
Fabric Collage Portrait
"Uncle Bob" owned by Joseph Heil, New York City
applique and stitchery on linen
Cover photo on Craft Horizons March-April 1965
photo by the artist Alma Lesch