Cromarty

h 132 x w 152 cm (52” x 60”)
Linen, wool, cotton
Tapestry weaving with knotting and loops

Based on the worn and overpainted hull of a boat in the village of Cromarty, where my great-great-great-grandfather was a linen weaver. Ships brought raw flax from the Baltic states. My antecedents in Lithuania grew flax on their farm, so I like to think that a ship might have made a connection between these two branches of the family (unconnected at the time) through weaving. Now the families have become connected through my birth.

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