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Sunrise – Overshot Coverlet Throw by Jewel Tumas

Jewel Tumas

$950.00

This piece is part of Stellar Objectives, the current exhibit in the Folk Art Center’s Main Gallery. Stellar Objectives features the work of the newest members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild creating work in fiber, clay, glass, metal and wood.

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Description

Stellar Objectives is on display until January 19, 2020 during regular open hours of the Folk Art Center.

  • 46″ x 55″
  • White cotton warp, amber wool
  • Handwoven on 4 shafts
  • This piece will be shipped after the close of the exhibition on January 19th, 2020
  • Shipping cost will be determined and billed at that time
  • Made in 2019

“Jewel S. Tumas, handweaver, has been weaving for more than 30 years and is descended from Scottish ancestors who worked in traditional fiber arts.  Her weaving is in the tradition of the Southern Highlands, where she lives.

Jewel uses historical weaving drafts and natural fibers of linen, cotton and wool in the handwoven products she makes.  She particularly loves weaving Colonial overshot coverlets in wool and cotton or linen.  Finish work includes detailed hemstitching and twisted or braided fringe.”

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