Seeking the Royal Crowned Crane

35" x 37"
 

This is Beatrice who I met during a 2006 trip to East Africa. Here she is wearing a Maasai wedding necklace and has her hair adorned in imitation of  the Kenyan Royal Crowned Cranes.   The Cranes are busy seeking the fish vertebrae beads on this quilt!  They are appliqued from feather-like painted canvas

Quilt ExpoWisconsin Public Television & N. Zeiman Productions, Madison, WI   2009

Quilting with Altitude;Denver National Quilt Festival, Denver, CO

Northeast Quilts Unlimited 2007, Arts Center/Old Forge, NY
Master Quilter Division: Honorable Mention