Bed quilt made with hundreds of indigo and natural-dyed cotton plain weave strips, stitched and quilted into a traditional log cabin pattern in subtle, shifting shades of blues. Signed in the lower right corner: "1997.4 Tomie Nagano"
1997, created by artist Tomie Nagano, Japan; February 17, 2008, gift of Nagano to Wayne E. Nichols, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift of Nichols to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)
Gift of Wayne E. Nichols
Reproduced with permission.
Two hearts in harmony
- Tomie Nagano, Japanese, born 1950
Shari-town, Hokkaido, Japan
Height x width: 93 11/16 x 93 5/16 in. (238 x 237 cm)
Medium or Technique
Indigo and natural-dyed cotton plain weave; polyester and cotton batting; pieced and quilted with cotton covered polyester thread