Gallery II - Africa

Sankofa - A Woman's Journey

Size:  35"w x 47"h

Techniques used: Cotton fabrics, perle cotton, lamb's fleece (for hair), African Turquoise beads, acrylic and water color paints.  Machine pieced and quilted with appliqué, embroidery and trapunto.  Faces were painted with acrylics and watercolors; the beading and perle cotton stitching were done by hand.  There is both hand and machine appliqué.  The small quilt held by the elderly woman at the bottom of the piece is a miniature quilt, which was machine-pieced and quilted.

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Sankofa - A Woman's Journey