Plaid Blanket Ophelia Mikkelson Jones x Colourist Weaving
A unique plaid woven blanket / throw made in collaboration with artist Ophelia Mikkelson Jones.
Woven for Ophelia’s exhibition at Parlour Projects a contemporary art gallery in the Hawke’s Bay. Our weaving is inspired by Agnes Martin’s grid painting, Friendship (1963), patterns found on picnic blankets and Ophelia’s colour palette.
• Handwoven with pure New Zealand Wool, with highlights in fine Merino Alpaca & Silk produced from a textile mill based in the Hawkes Bay
• Dimensions: 101cm wide x 104cm long, plus tassels 6cm at each end
• Tabby weave
• Hand finished with hemstitching
• Woven on my Jack floor loom in Tairua on the Coromandel Peninsula
Cold hand wash with wool detergent & dry flat in shade (wash infrequently)
Exhibition Installation images: Courtesy of Parlour Projects
Photographer: Hazel Redmond
Photographed with paintings by Ophelia Mikkelson Jones and a sling ray chair collaboration with artist Ryder Jones.
Note: the blanket appears lighter in the sunny photographs