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Kimono Patchwork #16
Miniature embroidered crazy patchwork fabric collage,
approximately 6" long by 4" wide (15 x 10 cm).

Popular gift item for a Gardener or textile enthusiast.
Ready to frame and fits a standard 10" x 8" (25 x 20 cm) frame.

Fabrics were stitched to a foundation fabric and embroidered in the style of crazy quilt patchwork with decorative rayon threads. The floral fabric is recycled or upcycled from a vintage silk kimono.
Companion piece shown in last photo.

Finished with a 10" x 8" (25 x 20 cm) white paper mat, 4.5 x 3.5 opening (11 x 9 cm).
Mounted on 10" x 8" (25 x 20 cm) acid free watercolor paper (140 lb).
Packaged in 10" x 8" (25 x 20 cm) acid free clear envelope, and protected until your ready to frame it according to your preferences.
Signed & Numbered: Mat signed L. Olszanski on the lower right in pencil. Number and title on the reverse.

Inspiration and Influences. The Tokonoma Series was inspired by the Asian art displayed in tokonomas alcoves. As the sacred center of a traditional Japanese home, tokonomas were reserved for treasured items like scrolls or calligraphy, beautiful kimonos, ikebana flower arrangements, miniature bonsai trees, and fine ceramics for tea ceremonies. The items displayed were changed for special occasions, according to the season, or to create different settings and atmospheres.

Autumnal Influences. The copper colored flower petals are reminiscent of autumn flowers and are complimented with a dark teal blue colored rayon decorative thread.

While every effort is taken to reproduce colors as accurately as possible; monitor colors may vary. Copyright: © 2010 Linda M. Olszanski, 100825_01. All rights reserved.

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

Visit my other Etsy store http://www.LMOartWearables.etsy.com
for hand dyed and felted scarves and wraps.
Featuring shibori, indigo and nuno felted designs.

Mini Crazy Quilt Collage Autumn Floral Vintage Silk Kimono Patchwork Ready to Frame


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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: cotton, silk, fabric, thread, rayon, mat, watercolor, paper
  • Only ships within United States.
  • Feedback: 25 reviews
  • Favorited by: 19 people