Sun of the Dawning - 'Te Ra o te Ata'

Rose McLeod
2000

Type Quilts
Title Sun of the Dawning - 'Te Ra o te Ata'
Measurements.Dimensions 150cm x 180cm
Materials.Medium Cotton (textile)
Materials.Medium Silk (textile)
Materials.Support Wool Batting.
Techniques Machine-sewn, hand-appliqued and hand-quilted
Creator.Personal name Rose McLeod
Role Artist
Date 2000
Location.Current Repository NZDA Collection
Digital image.
Location Private Collection
property of the artist
ID Number.NZDA Number poi_ap_romc_002
Subject Abstract shapes, chequered border, plant shape, sun leaf.
The shapes are cut from cooured fabric and sewn onto the quilt.
Subject Regeneration.
This piece was done at the Millennium and represents Mother Earth's power.
Relation.part of series of quilts
Description Rose does most of the work on her quilts by hand, designing and sewing them herself.
Source Rose Mcleod
Rose Mcleod provided information on this work in 2001.
Source Jean Clarkson
Researcher, image analysis and interpretation.
Rights Rose Mcleod
Permission has been given by the artist to present this work in the NZDA.

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