The Tears of the Giraffe
25" x 54"
The title refers to the name of a Botswana basket design. But for whom is the giraffe shedding tears? Not the beauty of the baskets but the hunting to the brink of extinction of wildlife in Africa.
Baskets made by wrapping fabric around cord and sewing.
Commercial fabrics. Leather. Beads and buttons.
Machine pieced. Fused applique. Machine embroidered words. Machine quilted.