Spring Flowers by Basima Mohamed

This tapestry consists of a composition of vibrant colourful flowers with tiny insects and birds.

Details

Medium:
Wool tapestry
Dimensions:
150 x 173 cm
Art Fund grant:
£890 ( Total: £2,380)
Acquired in:
2009
Vendor:
Ramses Wissa Wassef Arts Centre

It was woven specifically for an exhibition at Nature in Art in 2009 which featured works from the Ramses Wissa Wassef Arts Centre. The Centre was set up to revitalize traditional crafts and techniques by reintroducing them to modern-day life. The weavers are now producing beautiful original works inspired by the Egyptian countryside. The Art Fund has helped the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter acquire a work from this exhibition and the museum has already acquired two other tapestries from a generous benefactor. This work complements the others as it contains no figures and just concentrates on nature.

Provenance

The artist at the Ramses Wissa Wassef Arts Centre, Cairo.

Venue details

Nature in Art Wallsworth Hall, Twigworth, GLOUCESTER Gloucestershire GL2 9PA 01452 731422 www.nature-in-art.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £5.25)

Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm
Open Bank Holidays

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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