Austin, Carole
January 1995
Surface Design Journal;Winter95, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p7
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the life and works of the textile artist Dorothe Gould-Pratt. She is remarkable in the textile industry due to her ability and excellence in block printing. Her idea and interest in block printing starts when she noticed the aesthetic value of Turkey's ancient art of block printing called karakalem. Her dedication in understanding the art history of Turkey motivates other artists to develop hand block printed scarves which soon include table linens, cover-ups and fabrics. Her existing works proves her creative ability in handicraft which do not only make designs just for the sake of its beauty but also emphasizing its meaning.


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