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COVER Exclusive: Marguerite Zorach’s tapestry “Ipcar Family in Robinhood Farm, Maine”, 1944

Grayson Perry, Royal Academician, Turner Prize winner and fêted contemporary British artist? Meet Marguerite Zorach. Several years ago your scribe hit pay dirt in a charity shop. Ann Wiseman’s 1969 book Rag Tapestries and Wool Mosaics introduced your scribe to American modern artist Marguerite Zorach (1887-1968), and it was Zorach herself who introduced Wiseman to… Read more »

Art Textiles, Rugs & Carpets, Textiles, We Like
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Lodgepole Cathedral hand hooked tapestry by Red Spruce

Tall stands of the twin-needle Lodgepole Pine grow in dense forests throughout the western United States and Canada. Varieties are found on coastal shores, plains and mountains. The slender trunk of the high altitude pine tends to be sparsely limbed for much of its height as it jostles brethren for space and light until its… Read more »

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