Using warp ikat to write text

Blood on my Hands. 2010.

 

 

Blood on my Hands, 2010 is the name of the first set of naturally dyed,weavings, that I made after returning from India to document the warp ikat technique. It is wool with nylon weft, dyed with madder root and cosmos flowers.

Published by wendyrweiss

Wendy Weiss weaves three dimensional spaces in which viewers interact. She collaborates with Jay Kreimer to create interactive sound environments, sculpture, and projected images. Natural dyes sourced directly from her garden are the primary coloring agent for the fibers, which are a combination of cellulose, such as cotton and linen; protein, primarily wool and silk; and nylon mono-filament (which dyes beautifully with natural dyes.

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