News — Saddle blankets
Posted by Georgia Wier on
Linda Morton-Keithley’s handwoven rugs and saddle blankets evoked the word “perfection” the first time I saw them. I’ve been taking a revolving selection of Linda’s rugs and blankets to arts events for the last few years, and several times I’ve witnessed looks of similar admiration on other people’s faces. Frequently, but not always, these admirers are people who themselves weave or practice another textile art form. My idea of perfection in handweaving has something to do with technique and something to do with design. Beauty is the result. With Linda’s work, the designs are straightforward and often geometric—very appropriate to...
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