Friday, 19 July 2024

Textile Details

'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): 74cm (w) x 57cm (l)
Materials: Cotton, handpainted and handquilted
Type of Textile: 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
Provenance: Deborah Stockdale

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

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