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Falling Leaves #5
Mini quilt art collage; woven, quilted and appliquéd,
approximately 7.5" long by 5.5" wide (19 x 14 cm).

Popular gift item for a gardener or nature enthusiast.
Frame optional: black slim line metal frame 14" x 11" (36 x 28 cm). Shown in 3rd photo.

Finished with a 14" x 11" (36 x 28 cm) white paper mat, 7" x 5" (18 x 13 cm) opening.
Mounted on 14" x 11" (36 x 28 cm) wide acid free mounting board.
Signed & Numbered: Mat signed L. Olszanski on the lower right in pencil. Numbered on reverse.
Optional framed 14" x 11" (36 x 28 cm) slim line black metal frame, shown in photo #3.

Cotton fabrics and woven silk ribbon stitched to a layered foundation of cotton fabric and quilt batting. Hand dyed omber silk ribbon woven and pressed onto a fusible backing.
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Many of the textile collages I create are inspired by the Asian art displayed in Tokonoma alcoves. Tokonomas were the sacred center of a traditional Japanese home, and 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.
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On exhibit 10/22/12-10/28/12 at
Lill Street Art Center
4401 N. Ravenswood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640
(773)769-4226
lillstreet [!at] lillstreet.com

Photo 1. Area of collage from the 7" x 5" (18 x 13 cm) mat opening.

Photo 2. Close up of fabrics and satin stitch appliqué with plum rayon thread.

Photo 3. Installation photo, Falling Leaves is 2nd from the right

Photo 4. Shown Ready to Frame with 14" x 11" (36 x 28 cm) white paper mat, 7" x 5" (18 x 13 cm opening.

Photo 5.Shown with wooden frames, simulated.

While every effort is taken to reproduce colors as accurately as possible, monitor colors may vary. Copyright: Linda M. Olszanski, 101200-02© 2010. All rights reserved.
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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.
Linda Mae Olszanski

Red Maple Leaves Autumn Appliqué Mini Quilt Art Woven Ombre Silk Ribbon Optional Frame

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: ombre silk ribbon, cotton fabric, cotton batting, fusible interfacing, rayon thread, paper mat
  • Only ships to United States from Wisconsin, United States.
  • Feedback: 24 reviews
  • Favorited by: 18 people