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Log cabin quilt made with fabrics from kimono's worn by the artist’s mother. Shades of blue, orange, white, and purple form diamond shape patterning surrounded by a dark blue border. Signed in the lower right corner with orange embroidery.

Provenance

1998, created by artist Tomie Nagano, Japan; February 17, 2007, gift of Nagano to Wayne E. Nichols, West Roxbury, MA; 2010, gift of Nichols to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Wayne E. Nichols

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Quilt

Two hearts in harmony

Japanese, 1998

Object Place

Shari-town, Hokkaido, Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 94 7/8 x 93 11/16 in. (241 x 238 cm)

Accession Number

2010.1378

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave; cotton filling; pieced and quilted with polyester thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles