Thursday, March 3, 2016

A Vision Achieved

Column of Victory with 1730 Blenheim Park map. Fabric strips machined onto background and painted. Scrim and hand embroidery. By Rita Maton.

A Vision Achieved by Rita Maton

A Vision Achieved, detail

2016 is the 300th anniversary of 'Capability' Brown's birth and to commemorate the occassion the Embroiderers' Guild will be joining a nationwide celebration.

Blenheim Palace is one of the finest examples of Brown's work. As part of a range of activies to clebrate the life and works of 'Capability' Brown the Palace is hosting an exhibition in partnership with the Embroiderers' Guild and a local art group.

Members of Newbury, Oxford, Windsor and Maidonhead, and Wokingham branches together with the Young Embroiderers of Oxford Branch have contributed nearly 100 unique and specially created art works for this exhibition.

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