CollectionYvonne Line Collection
OwnerYvonne Line
Location Campbelltown NSW Australia
MakerYvonne Line
Origin new-south-wales
Pattern Contemporary Community
Date2000-2009
Dimensions (H x W in cm)116 x 214

History

"I remember the Murray River running strong and majestic with its many paddle steamers and their barges negotiating the river bends. Also in times of flood. Now I see degradation and despair as drought and poor water management starve the river. But there is still beauty in the colours and textures as it struggles to survive around a bend in the river. "

[Yvonne Line, 2017]

Description

Technique: Cut and placed raw edged pieces hand sewn onto a backing with rough stitching using a thick thread. Screen printed visuals from a very old 'Australiana’ calendar, glue painted to quilt. Hand finished.
Materials: Cotton, wool, blends, furnishing fabrics, voile, paint glue.

1160 x 2140 mm

Acknowledgements

Yvonne Line Art Textiles - A Complete Retrospective. 2017
Published by Port Melbourne Photography
Photos by John Lamb

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