Made by Marion

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Fences #V: A Land divided

Size: H:87cm x W: 79cm
March 2002
Price: A$200

This quilt is one of a series made on the theme of fences and how they divide people. In this case the Australian governement passed laws regarding refugees that divided the country. and polarised a usually tolerant society.

I used natural dyes, recycled wool, silk and batting (on top) with various thready. It was exhibited at Dalby in a Flying Arts exhibition on September 2002. As you can see it is for sale as I am having a bit of a clear out. Wool quilts are bulky to store.

4 Comments:

At 11:47 am, Blogger Terri said...

Yes. I like it. Very much.

 
At 8:18 am, Blogger margaret said...

I get a sense that the imposed division didn't leave people feeling passive.
Hope there'll be a Fences #VI!

 
At 1:53 am, Blogger marion said...

Love this with a passion...gorgeous

 
At 6:10 pm, Blogger Frederique said...

Very beautiful, I love this green color, and your nice quilting

 

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