CollectionYvonne Line Collection
OwnerYvonne Line
Location Campbelltown NSW Australia
MakerYvonne Line
Origin new-south-wales
Pattern Contemporary Appliqué
Date1980-1989
Dimensions (H x W in cm)124 x 100

History

As children, my younger brother and I played on the rocks on the edge of the water at Longueville in Sydney, New South Wales. There were many Aboriginal carvings in the sandstone and we knew them so well. Unfortunately, when I returned several years later they were barely visible and now they are gone. I was also familiar with some in the Bobbin Head National Park NSW. This is my homage to Aboriginal people who recorded the environment in which they lived.

[Yvonne Line, Textile Artist 2017]

Description

Home dyed calico base. Motifs cut from self made machine strip piecing. Hand appliqué and quilted (stab stitch) to denote the feeling of sandstone. Hand finished. Materials include cottons, furnishing fabrics, polyester wadding with furnishing weight wadding in the border.

1240 x 1000 mm

Acknowledgements

Yvonne Line Art Textiles - A Complete Retrospective. 2017
Published by Port Melbourne Photography P/L
Photo by John Lamb

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