Monday, September 10, 2012

our imagination flies

Our imagination flies—we are its shadow on the earth.
— Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

A wrapped design along 3 axes. Along the lines of no. 115 and no. 108.

Thread wrap in medium gray. S6 division, no guidelines. Embroidery in 9 shades of earthy greens, golds, browns, and lavenders—butterfly colors, as Vladimir was also a lepidopterist. The quote by Nabokov is in the bell box along with brass rings that make a quiet traditional rattle. Circumference: 10.375 inches / 26.5 cm; diameter: 3.3 inches / 8.43 cm. Completed 9 September 2012 (no. 151).

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