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非裔美籍民俗艺术家哈丽叶.包尔斯 (Harriet Powers) 出生
18371029

你喜欢用什么方式来说故事呢?有些人把他们的故事写下来,有些人则用戏剧或舞蹈把故事演出来。哈丽叶.包尔斯则是用拼布说出她的故事。 

非裔美籍民俗艺术家哈丽叶.包尔斯于18371029日生于乔治亚的乡村地区。她用拼布的方式记录下来当地的历史传说、圣经故事,以及天文事件。她运用的是常规的贴花技巧:把图案形状剪切块下来,再缝制到棉被上头。


What are your favorite ways to tell a story? Some people write their stories; others act them out in plays or dances. Harriet Powers quilted her stories.

African-American folk artist Harriet Powers was born into slavery in rural Georgia on October 29, 1837. She used her quilts to record local historical legends, Bible stories, and astronomical events, using a traditional appliqué technique--stitching cut-out shapes of fabric onto the quilt.

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