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Sea Turtle Study.
Small art quilt approximately 12" long x 10" wide x 1/4" deep (30 x 25 x 1 cm).
Signed with title, date, and number on reverse.
Note this piece is not square; it's a trapezium, none of the sides are parallel.

Makes the perfect gift for a nature or ocean enthusiast as well as a turtle lover.

Quilt Art Collage. Fabrics were appliquéd and embroidered in the style of Crazy Patchwork with rayon thread upon a layered foundation of cotton fabric and quilt batting. Edges serged finish with Wooly Nylon™. Like a scrap quilt, this piece was composed with over 12 different fabrics, including silk and indigo cotton cable kasuri / ikat recycled or upcycled from vintage kimono.

Influences and Inspirations. "The Tortoise or turtle is linked to the moon & water, and symbolizes long life & fertility. Various world myths speak of the tortoise supporting the world, .. In Aesop's Fables the tortoise represents steady determination." From The Illustrated Book of Signs & Symbols, by Miranda Bruce-Mitford.

If you have any questions or would like assistance, please feel free to contact me.

While every effort is taken to reproduce colors as accurately as possible, monitor colors may vary.
Copyright: © 2006-10 Linda M. Olszanski, 060807-01. All rights reserved.

To see more textile art collages and quilts visit http://www.LMOTextileArts.etsy.com

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for hand dyed and felted scarves and wraps.
Featuring shibori, indigo and nuno felted designs.

Sea Turtle Quilt Art Asian Style Crazy Patchwork Abstract Wall Hanging


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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: cotton fabric, cotton batik fabric, indigo dyed fabric, vintage kasuri fabric, silk dupioni fabric, vintage kimono fabric, gilded fabric, wooly nylon thread, silver colored metallic, rayon thread, embroidery thread
  • Ships from United States to select countries.
  • Feedback: 25 reviews
  • Favorited by: 24 people