A few weekends ago, my mom and I went to Dallas to see some of the quilts on display at the Crow Collection of Asian Art. The exhibit was a part of Quilt Mania II, and featured contemporary Japanese quilts. These quilts are amazing! They combine traditional American techniques with Japanese aesthetics -- most of them have nature themes and beautifully balanced images. My favorite is
This exquisite little guy chasing his umbrella is my favorite. I wish there were mirrors behind the pieces so I could have seen both sides.
Sorry some of the photos are yellowish -- I didn't want to use the flash on my camera.
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