Ingrid: Belly Dancer In Repose

Submitted by Barbara Burns

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Client: Private Client

Location: Harpswell, ME, United States

Completion date: 2016

Artwork budget: $6,000

Project Team

Artist

Barbara Burns

Burns Studio

Other

Ingrid H

Burns Studio

Overview

The design of this hand woven tapestry works with the idea of negative space. There is no negative space in tapestry, the background and image must all be woven at the same time. Here they are integrated.

Goals

The goal of this work was to use the medium of handwoven tapestry to portray a dancer.

Additional Information

This is a haute lisse or high warp tapestry designed and handwoven by the artist. The image is of a belly dancer waiting backstage to perform.