Tuesday, 31 January 2023

Textile Details

'Toda la vida criando / All my life raising children',
by Carmen Montero Verdaguer. (Photo: Roser Corbera)
'Toda la vida criando / All my life raising children', by Carmen Montero Verdaguer. (Photo: Roser Corbera)

 

Title of Textile:Toda la vida criando / All my life raising children
Maker: Carmen Montero Verdaguer
Country of Origin: Catalonia / Spain
Year Produced: 2008
Size (cm): 60cm x 70cm
Materials: Scraps of material sewn onto a fabric backing
Type of Textile: Arpillera
Description:

Here Carmen looks back on her life as a mother and grandmother. She recalls the struggle of making ends meet, raising her six children and two granddaughters. Much needed support from CARITAS (the Catholic Church's official organization in Spain which provides charity and social relief) helped her through these difficult times as she had no regular income.

Owner: Fundació Ateneu Sant Roc collection
Location: Argentina (Ana Zlatkes)
Original / Replica: Original
Photographer: Roser Corbera



Textile exhibited at: Mujeres que Hilvanan Días / Women that Sew Days Together, 5/03/2015 - 10/04/2015



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