A 20 Foot-Wide Tapestry by Vanessa Barragão Recreates the World in Textural Yarn


In celebration of a partnership between London’s Heathrow Airport and Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, fiber artist Vanessa Barragão (previously) was commissioned to create a massive botanical tapestry. Using a range of techniques including latch hooking, felt needling, carving, crochet, Barragão mapped out and built up a textural surface that emulates a map of the world.

Earth’s diverse climates and topography are represented in yarn:[…]

Source: A 20 Foot-Wide Tapestry by Vanessa Barragão Recreates the World in Textural Yarn

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