Sunday, 29 January 2023

Textile Details

'Events of 1994', by Irene MacWilliam. (Photo: Irene MacWilliam)
'Events of 1994', by Irene MacWilliam. (Photo: Irene MacWilliam)


Title of Textile:Events of 1994
Maker: Irene MacWilliam
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Year Produced: 1995
Size (cm): 2.10m x 1.35m
Materials: cottons, polycottons, fabric paints, free machine writing
Type of Textile: Quilt

Every year since 1986, Irene has made an events of the year quilt, consisting of 20 panels, depicting significant world events from her perspective. A natural curiosity in people and the events both local and global which shape their lives, combined with a love of textiles, inspires her to create these unique quilts.

Owner: Irene MacWilliam
Location: Northern Ireland
Original / Replica: Original
Photographer: Martin Melaugh

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