“Abstracted” Exhibition
Milkweed 1 by Marianne Parsons



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Milkweed 1 by Marianne Parsons

18" x 45"   © 2013   

Milkweed 1 Detail

In summer, the milkweed plant blooms among the tall grasses, blending in quietly. In fall, the grasses droop and suddenly the sturdy milkweed plants become sentinels, with their broad twisted pale leaves and exploded pods filled with white froth.

Techniques: hand-dyeing the fabric, hand drawing, hand applique, bleaching, thread painting, machine quilting

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