handwoven colour studies

Checked handwoven throw

Checked handwoven throwhandwoven imperfections Inspiration taken from my previous travels to Bali, Indonesia. Wastra Poleng: the black-and-white checked poleng is one of Bali’s most ubiquitous cloths, used to wrap shrines, banyan trees, rocks and other auspicious objects. The black and white squares represent the complementary forces of chaos and order, a duality known as rwe …

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Day & Night, handwoven throw

Day & Night, handwoven throwhandwoven imperfections El Gouna in Egypt is the inspiration for this handwoven throw ‘Day & Night’. It’s a study of colours where charcoal black and faded denim blue of sunrise meet the warm yellow and camel of a new day. Related projects

Handwoven throw blending roots

Blending roots, handwoven throw

Blending roots, a handwoven throw handwoven imperfections ‘Blending roots’ (gemengde wortels in Dutch) is a personal weaving project that consists of several artworks with colours inspired by the classic batik sarongs of Jogjakarta/Solo area at Java. This stems from the search for my Indo-European background. My mother and her family come from the Dutch East …

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