Monday, November 5, 2012

the bare tree

When one sees the tree in leaf one thinks the beauty of the tree is in its leaves, and then one sees the bare tree.
— Samuel Menashe (1925–2011)

The classic 16-point kiku "chrysanthemum" pattern, with a gap left before the final three rows for a lacy, airy effect.

Thread wrap in sky blue; S16 division in "metallic" white. Embroidery in three shades of brown. The quote by Samuel Menashe is in the bell box along with brass rings that make a quiet traditional rattle. Circumference: 11.875 inches / 30.3 cm; diameter: 3.77 inches / 9.6 cm. Completed 4 November 2012 (no. 202).

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