46 x 39.5 in.
Materials: Cyanotype chemicals on red silk organza (top layer), layered whole-cloth commercial cotton fabrics, cotton back, cotton embroidery thread, Dual Duty thread, cotton/polyester binding, Dual Duty thread, Dream Orient batting blended of silk, bamboo, tencel, and cotton.
Techniques: Sun-printed cyanotype photograms of stems and foliage on whole-cloth organza, reverse applique with hand embroidery and hand stitching, hand embroidery as quilting stitches, binding hand stitched to back.
Statement: X and Y letters representing chromosomes are stitched into the design. This work recognizes gender diversity, celebrating every aspect.
Photo by Deidre Adams
COLLECTION: Visions Art Museum (San Diego, CA)
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