Sunday, August 26, 2012

the breaking of a wave

The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.
— Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

Another in the "wishing papers" style of wrapped bands along six axes. This one has five colors of bands and no obi, in contrast to the last, which had four and an obi.

Thread wrap in black. S6 division in metallic silver. Embroidery in 7 colors: blues, blue-greens, light and dark gray. The quote by Vladimir Nabokov is in the bell box along with brass rings that make a quiet traditional rattle. Circumference: 11 inches / 28 cm; diameter: 3.5 inches / 8.9 cm. Completed 26 August 2012 (no. 143).

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