CollectionYvonne Line Collection
OwnerYvonne Line
Location Campbelltown NSW Australia
MakerYvonne Line
Origin new-south-wales
Pattern Appliqué Pictorial Pieced Contemporary
Date1980-1989
Dimensions (H x W in cm)128 x 156

History

The second of a series of three quilts in the 'Boulder Opal Series' inspired by the rock opals at Coober Pedy New South Wales, Australia.

"I have always loved opals for their variety of colour and the play of light on them, but in their natural state they were even more interesting. The strong
contrasts of the textures of the strata rock and opal imbedded within was shown in uncounted ways."

[Yvonne Line, 2017]

Description

Technique: Opals, strip piecing, quilt-as-you-go, machine appliquéd to rock panels of various shapes and sizes. Hand quilted and finished.
Materials: Cotton, velvet, linen, satin, taffeta, blends, corduroy, wool and mixes, polyester wadding.

1280 x 1560 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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