Susan Taber Avila

B. Cielo
21 " x 18" x 10 "
Thread, digitally printed silk on industrial felt, sequins, hand and machine stitching

Photo: Lee Fatherree

A photo of the Dale Chihuly glass sculpture from the Hotel Bellaggio ceiling was scanned in and then printed on silk charmeuse fabric to create the body for this piece. It is a contemporary adaptation reminiscent of the Eastern influenced patterning of Byzantine silk brocades.

Sara & David Lieberman Collection

B. Cielo B. Cielo, rear view
B. Cielo, side view B. Cielo, detail view

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