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Author Name:    BRYAN, Esther, and Friends

Title:   Quilt of Belonging : The Invitation Project. signed

Publisher:    Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario, 2005, ISBN:1550464353 

Seller ID:   103029

BRYAN, Esther, and Friends. Quilt of Belonging : The Invitation Project. (Erin, Ontario) : The Boston Mills Press, (2005). First Edition. Pp (6),[7]-296. Illustrated. Index. 4to, illustrated black card covers, French flaps. "The Invitation Project's magnificent Quilt of Belonging is the largest collaborative work of textile art to be created on a national scale. With 263 squares representing 71 Aboriginal groups and 192 immigrant nationalities found in Canada, the Quilt will prove a lasting testimony to our country's multicultural heritage and identity. For this landmark project, each group was invited to produce a handmade block featuring textiles and symbols that represent its unique contribution to the Canadian fabric. A small s ampling of the media employed by the artists includes abalone shells, amber from Lithuania, bobbin lace, a brooch from Poland, smoked caribou hide, English wool, kente cloth from Ghana, porcupine quills, sealskin, 200-year-old Germanlinen, and worry dolls from Guatemala. Grand in size and purpose, the fini shed quilt measures 36 metres (120 feet) long by 3.5 metres (10 feet) high." (from front flap). ADDITIONAL SHIPPINHG CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. Signed without inscription by the author. 25.00


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