A bold and strenuous handling of the materials via double and triple weave areas and wire reinforcement defines the motif. Varied fibers are used, wool, nature fibers, rayon, cotton and metallic threads. Straw, bamboo, bark and metallic rods are also integ
The original object was scanned as a TIFF file on a Nikon Coolscan 4000 film scanner at approximately 4000 pixels on the long dimension. A 300 ppi JPEG file limited to 1024 pixels on the long dimension was then added to the CONTENTdm database.