Artwork by Marianne Parsons

Milkweed

Milkweed

18" x 45" ©0

In summer, the milkweed plant blooms among the tall grasses, blending in quietly. In fall, the grasses droop and suddenly the sturdy milkweed plants become sentinels, with their broad twisted pale leaves and exploded pods filled with white froth. Silk, hand-dyed cotton, polyester, net, thread lace, hand and machine appliqué, hand painting, bleaching, hand drawing 18 w x 45h

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