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Genesis

GENESIS

Accession ID:

2001.12

Name:

Genesis

Category:

Item

Type:

ArtWork

Maker:

Julie Ryder

Date:

2000

Description

Julie Ryder's textile work for ‘frisson: 14th Tamworth Fibre Textile Exhibition’ is a length of hand stitched silk organza, printed and coloured with natural dyes and fruit fermentation techniques to create subtle patterns of spots and circles in beige/brown tones. Ryder created the work in response to the media sensationalism surrounding the advent of the year 2000.


History

National Textile Collection, Tamworth Regional Gallery.


Significance

Provenance: Purchased from ‘frisson: 14th Tamworth Fibre Textile Exhibition’.


Associated Subjects