Register No.NWM-7184
OwnerNational Wool Museum
Location Geelong, Victoria , Australia
MakerJo Steele
Origin Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
Pattern Rectangle
Date2008
Dimensions (H x W in cm)640 x 1110

History

Winner of Expressions 2008: The Wool Quilt Prize Artist Statement: 'My friend Vriginia named this quilt for me and I thought "of course". A ladder is a means of rising or climbing and I began this work with a sense of freedom. In this case freedom from entrapment of thought, feeling and creativity.'

Description

A woollen quilt made from wool, silk organza and taffeta, and cotton embroidery thread with a horizontal ladder design in brown, grey and green. Machine quilted and hand stitched.

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