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    '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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