TITLE

INTERSECTIONS Words & Textiles

AUTHOR(S)
Hemmings, Jessica
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Summer2002, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the significance of written words appeared in the textile designs of several textile artists. It states that the Alphabet Samplers of Bhakti Ziek, who uses contemporary type faces and the technical efforts to translate the images into a weaving, acknowledges its contemporary concept while giving respect to women who have polished their embroidery skills as they learn the alphabet and the fundamental spelling. Moreover, it notes that the Daughters Speak Right of Leslie Golomb and Louise Silk contains Hebrew passages from the Old Testament which act as a barrier to understand.
ACCESSION #
31763956

 

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