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    'Hands of Creation', by Deborah J. Stockdale. (Photo: Colin Peck)
    'Hands of Creation', by Deborah J. Stockdale. (Photo: Colin Peck)


    Title of Textile:Hands of Creation
    Maker: Deborah Stockdale
    Country of Origin: Republic of Ireland
    Year Produced: 2003
    Size (cm): 0.74m x 0.57m
    Materials: Cotton, handpainted and handquilted.
    Type of Textile: Painted and Quilted Wall Hanging

    This is a painted and quilted wall hanging. The image is of Pan-Gaia, the Spirit of the Earth, which supports and sustains life. It is a feminine image with hands open and arms holding a globe. To Deborah, it expresses the nurturing and creative aspects of the female energy, and the idea of the entire planet being connected in all aspects.

    Owner: Deborah Stockdale collection
    Location: Deborah Stockdale, Donegal, Republic of 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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