Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Vantage Point Details 1

Those of us who love vintage textiles will be delighted at what Maggy Hiltner did with them in her 2015 piece currently on display at the Lawrence Arts Center. Here are some details:

Here's a shot where it turns the corner. It shows the narrative that runs along the bottom - it also runs across the top.

It is beautiful and grim all at once.

I like the stitches Maggy used to applique her pieces in place.


  1. Was that section depicting a mine explosion? Oh how I would love to see this piece.

    1. Read her statement about this piece in the first post - many of these scenes came from her own past.

  2. More found embroidery! Think I'll have to find some myself.