Chenille on the Farm-Preserving Americana

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The fine art of fiber wall sculptures and hangings by Wendy Carpenter reveals her personal impressionist art style through borderline "abstract-literal" interpretations. Fiber art that captures the emotion and power of objects through abstracting cultural lifestyles.

Re-purposed farm tools and household items from the mid-1900s to create a fiber wall sculpture. Commemoration to our ancestors’ lifestyle on the farm. The sculpture is constructed with 50 feet of handwoven inlay fabric measuring 6” wide. The weft material is a chenille bedspread that is cut into strips and dyed in various shades of rusty browns.

The tractor blade hanging mount extends18" in a soft circular form. The panels are constructed around the mount and through a lower steel rim. I re-purposed these farm objects to create new life and preserve fond memories of a lifestyle once so very prevalent in the Mid-West region of the USA.