Thursday, 23 March 2023

Textile Details

'Peace Quilt 2', by Irene MacWilliam. (Photo: Colin Peck)
'Peace Quilt 2', by Irene MacWilliam. (Photo: Colin Peck)


Title of Textile:Peace Quilt 2
Maker: Irene MacWilliam
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Year Produced: 1997
Size (cm): 1.07m x 0.71m
Materials: A variety of synthetic and natural fabrics
Type of Textile: Wall hanging

In this wall hanging, "Blessed are the Peacemakers" is spelt out in Morse Code and Semaphore. Irene worked with three colours in creating this work: black, white, and red. Black and white depicts the misery of conflict. Red depicts the blood of those who have lost their lives.

Owner: Irene MacWilliam
Location: Northern Ireland
Original / Replica: Original
Photographer: Colin Peck

Textile exhibited at: The Art of Survival: International and Irish Quilts, 8/03/2008 - 19/04/2008

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