Wall hanging featuring a Jacquard tapestry hand woven on a computer-assisted loom.
Woven with a local lamb's wool, prepared by the artist from A to Z (washing, carding, dyeing with the heavy metals-free dyes, spinning on a traditional spinning wheel). The design includes the artist's doodles and handwriting.
The writing says “La nature n'est jamais pressée, pourtant tout est accompli", which is a French version of the original saying by Lao Tzu “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished".
Dimensions: total height 21⅜” (54.3 cm), handwoven piece height 17” (43 cm), width 13” (33 cm).
Materials: tapestry - wool, cotton, linen, polyester. Finishing - cotton, vinyl inserts as stabilizers. Suspension system - metal rod inserted into the upper band, leather cord.
Care instructions: This item had not been washed but steamed. It can be washed in case of emergency, for which the following is recommended: soak in cold water with Eucalan or dishwashing soap for half an hour, then rinse gently and squeeze excess water by wrapping inside a bathroom towel and pressing delicately (no rinsing required if using Eucalan). Dry flat.