wigwam for a goose’s bridle


Wonderingmind Studio: Miriam Louisa Simons - Wigwam for a Goose's Bridle


wigwam for a goose’s bridle

Corporate Collection, New Zealand
700 x 950

Shibori dyeing, smocking, embroidery, wrapping, binding
Cotton cloth, card, feathers, cord, bamboo, wood, canvas, porcelain fragment

This is a memorial piece for a favourite uncle.

When I was small I was full of questions about everything, and Uncle Bert thought I was a pest.

He’d always respond to my “What’s this?” with the nonsensical “It’s a wigwam for a goose’s bridle!”

This whimsical piece appeared as the cover image for Fabrications, works by 40 New Zealand Fibre Artists, edited by Anne Nicholas.