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78 in(147 cm x 198 cm)
Lynn Ruck Photography
Blue Men is the nickname given to the nomadic Tuaregs who roam the Sahara desert on their camels. They wear indigo blue turbans which gives their skin a blue tint. This quilt is a tribute to the many Tuareg men I befriended while living in Africa. This is a whole cloth quilt, painted only with blue dye. The many colors of thread in the quilting give it a touch of reality.
Hand dye-painted with thickened fiber reactive dyes, machine quilted