Luce Foundation Center for American Art
Craft: Fiber: Around and Around We Go
Around and Around We Go
Sophia Lambros Bauerle
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
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.