* from "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"(aka "Daffodils") by William Wordsworth
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Artist Statement: I often hear my mother's voice revealed from many years ago reciting all the verses of Wordsworth's poem. This piece is a memorial to her and a tribute to a time, long gone, when children learned verse that brought comfort and joy into their later years.

Materials & Techniques: Materials: silk; Lanaset, Procion and Vat discharge dyes; textile paint; thread; Misty Fuse. Techniques: dyeing, silk screening, multiple layers of color discharge and over dyeing; stenciling; applique; hand painting; interlacement of two pieces of silk

Dimensions: 38"W x 64"H

Photographer: Robert Block