crevasse

Rapid loss of glacial ice worldwide indicates the effects of present anthropogenic climate change. As glacial ice melts, glacial crevasses form causing increased rates of decreases in ice volume. This fine arts, woven blanket piece is inspired by glacial crevasse imagery and concept. Woven on a 12-harness floor loom, straight-draw tie-up with a spaced warp. Consists of various twills and plain weave.

Glacial and crevasse web-compiled imagery
5 x 6 ft
Acid/space-dyed 2/8 worsted wool warp and weft, disperse dyed elastic weft
Elastic warp cinches and bunches causing 'crevasse' like vertical spaces in the weaving that can be pulled open and naturally contract back in place
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