Tapestry Shoes: Coptic Ladies

Tapestry Shoes

I decided to make my own version of coptic faces for the vamps of these shoes. It was an early exercise in shaped weaving and of course in making shoes! Wool weft, seine twine warp. Artist’s collection

Medieval Study

Medieval Study

“Medieval Study” was an exercise in recreating a face from a 15th century French tapestry, The Otter and Swan Hunt, from the series called the Devonshire Hunt Tapestries hanging in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.  I used several yarns I dyed with natural dyes … Read more

War Cry

War Cry

War Cry is a tonal study. The image came from a magazine ad for a movie. Wool weft, seine twine warp 16.5  x 13 inches Price upon request