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Hanging - Shrine

Shrine

  • Object:

    Hanging

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1996 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Waller, Carole, born 1956 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted silk

  • Museum number:

    T.121-1997

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This painted spun silk wall hanging was inspired by Carole Waller's travels in South America. Waller creates painted textiles as wall hangings, screens and fashion accessories. Her work is characterised by strong figurative imagery and vibrant colours.

Carole Waller studied painting at Canterbury College of Art from 1975-78, and art fibres at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan, USA.

Physical description

Large abstract painted wall hanging. Dye on spun silk.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1996 (made)

Artist/maker

Waller, Carole, born 1956 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Painted silk

Dimensions

Height: 232 cm, Width: 116.5 cm

Descriptive line

Abstract painted wall hanging 'Shrine' in painted silk, made by Carole Waller, England, 1996

Labels and date

Carole Waller studied painting at Canterbury College of Art, and Art Fibres at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan, USA. Waller produces painted textiles as well as wall hangings, screens and fashion accessories. In 1986, she began creating unique painted garments sold under the name 'I'm no Walking Canvas'. Strong figurative imagery and vibrant colour characterises Waller's work; this particular abstract hanging was inspired by the artist's travels in South America. []

Materials

Dye; Silk (textile)

Techniques

Painted

Categories

Textiles; Paintings; Wall coverings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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