25 March 2010

"Beaten Bark Cloth. Kuba, Republic of Zaire. 58.5in. x 27.5in. Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington. Patchwork skirt of bark cloth and European cloth with a raffia border in overstitched embroidery. This garment joins several materials and techniques in a prestige dress."
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Sophie Munns said...

Hi Virginia,

love this work and similar!

virginia said...

from one of my favorite exhibit catalogues - picked up second-hand.

"Before you can blame an individual for their choices, you have to make sure they have the same choices as everyone else."

Bix , the fanatic cook.