[HNW] Incorporating Into A "Thread"
skinner02 at sprynet.com
Thu Jul 7 21:03:13 PDT 2005
Overlord Embroideries, Portsmith.
Jersey has an occupation embroidery I believe???
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From: "Sue Clemenger" <mooncat at in-tch.com>
To: "Historic Needlework" <h-needlework at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2005 7:38 PM
Subject: Re: [HNW] Incorporating Into A "Thread"
> Interesting topic, Nikki!
> It's not needlework, but there is that amazing painting by Picasso
> called "Guernica," which would definitely constitute an artistic
> response to a terrible tragedy.
> I think it's really the only Picasso I actually kinda like, and the
> whole cubist thing rather perfectly depicts the terror and chaos.
> There are a whole bunch of paintings (by Goya?), depicting events in
> Spain in the early 19th century. Music commemorating various
> significant disasters, of course. I'm sure not coming up with
> needlework items, though, outside of the AIDS quilt....
> Carolyn Kayta Barrows wrote:
> >> 1. Does anyone have links or knowledge of representations of natural
> >> disastors or catastrophies done in needlework?
> > Only a catastrophe for the WWII Germans, but there's a large work, in
> > embroidery and applique, about the D-Day invasion. It's housed in its
> > own museum someplace in England. (My copy of the illustrated book about
> > it is buried someplace.)
> > CarolynKayta Barrows
> > dollmaker, fibre artist, textillian
> > www.FunStuft.com
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