CollectionYvonne Line Collection
OwnerYvonne Line
Location Campbelltown NSW Australia
MakerYvonne Line
Origin new-south-wales
Pattern Pieced Contemporary Pictorial
Date2000-2009
Dimensions (H x W in cm)220 x 150

History

In 1967 on a ship crossing the Pacific Ocean to England via the Panama Canal, an isolated thunder storm could be seen in the distance. It was traveling at great speed across the ocean. Birds, caught in its swirling wind and rain were being buffeted around. It was an amazing sight as we were hundreds of kilometers from land at the time and also bathed in brilliant sunshine on the ship and the horizon beyond.

[Yvonne Line, Textile Artist 2017]

Description

Strip piecing ‘quilt-as-you-go’ method, hand quilted and finished, loose birds, metal motifs applied by hand. Materials include satin, taffeta, cotton and blends found screen printed fabric and velvet. Polyester wadding.

2200 x 1500 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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