Quilt: Indigo Stripes

Two hearts in harmony

Japanese
1997
Tomie Nagano (Japanese, born 1950)


Object Place: Shari-town, Hokkaido, Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 93 11/16 x 93 5/16 in. (238 x 237 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1985

Medium or Technique

Indigo and natural-dyed cotton plain weave; polyester and cotton batting; pieced and quilted with cotton covered polyester thread

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Bed quilt made with hundreds of indigo and natural-dyed cotton plain weave strips, stitched and quilted into a traditional log cabin pattern in subtle, shifting shades of blues. Signed in the lower right corner: “1997.4 Tomie Nagano”

Signed

1997.4/Tomie Nagano

Provenance

1997, created by artist Tomie Nagano, Japan; February 17, 2008, gift of Nagano to Wayne E. Nichols, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift of Nichols to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Wayne E. Nichols

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.