Friday, September 28, 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. Thread wrap in navy blue. S6 division in metallic copper. Embroidery in 5 colors: chocolate brown, dark antique blue, rust orange, dark moss green, and golden yellow. 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 27 September 2012 (no. 168).

Sold for auction for the WUUC and to benefit

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