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Around and Around We Go

1975 Sophia Lambros Bauerle Born: Chicago, Illinois 1915 Died: Atlanta, Georgia 2007 coiled paper core and nylon thread 8 7/8 x 13 3/4 x 13 3/8 in. (22.7 x 34.9 x 34.0 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Michael Davis and Randy Waak 2001.44 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 54B


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Sophia Lambros Bauerle made Around and Around We Go by hand weaving a nylon thread cord around a coiled paper core. She called this technique, which she pioneered, the "lazy Susan" stitch, after the revolving tray used to serve food and condiments.

Keywords

decorative arts - fiber

Crafts - Fiber