Monday, August 21, 2006

"longing suffused with desire"

postcard sized quilt - corduroy discharge dyed in bleach solution, embroidered with silk and gold metallic threads, beads, cotton batting, backed with silk.

the fabric reminded me of looking over the sea just after sunset - that strange lovely melancholy of something just out of reach and perhaps lost forever. it also made me think of 'death in venice' - beautiful, strange and wistful

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