Cloth of Honor

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Cloth of Honor
59 in
54 in
(150 cm x 137 cm)
Photo Credit
D. James Dee
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This was an experimental piece in which I stitched ridges in a very thin Mylar to give it body. The central section combines Asian brocade and graffiti-printed cotton. The title refers to the genre of resplendent fabrics often depicted behind religious figures in Italian painting.
Mylar, commercial and hand-dyed fabrics, thread
Pieced construction, applique, transfer printing, sewn by hand and machine