batik decorated fabric with abstracted heraldry designs

batik decorated fabric with abstracted heraldry designs

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Two large fantastic animals are depicted on the piece of fabric done in the batik method.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[an artwork from the from Bridges Into Space series]

[an artwork from the from Bridges Into Space series]

Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: The strongly geometrically designed artwork consists of vertical strips that create circles and angled stripes. The bold colors range from dark browns and deep yellows to both light and dark purples and blues.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[tie-dyeing in a tall vertical artwork]

[tie-dyeing in a tall vertical artwork]

Date: 1977~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: This long vertical work consists of a tie dyed or shibori method of screen printing. The imagery in the top portion of the work is a large red circle floating on an orange colored ground. The bottom portion of the work is a purple with many dark streaks running horizontally and a large light purple wave shape moves from the bottom edge of the work towards the top.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Fall River

Fall River

Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: The long vertical piece is in muted browns and blues. Many circular shapes seem to float or fall down from the top of the work. Horizontal hatch type marks decorate the entire piece.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[vertical striped shibori artwork]

[vertical striped shibori artwork]

Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: Tie-dyed cotton tapes hang in front of dyed fabric. The colors are warm and cool and gradate simultaneously from side to side and top to bottom. The piece is striped vertically with some angled from high left to low right in a paler version of the underneath hue.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Silk Panel I

Silk Panel I

Date: 1982~
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: The vertically running piece consists of a predominately dark ground with some vertical stripes in lighter colors and shades. Moving inward from the lower two corners are some mountainous shapes that overlap on the lower edge and meet again in the upper portion of the piece in front of the vertical striping.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Bridges Into Space

Bridges Into Space

Date: unknown
Creator: Spear, Shigeko
Description: The vertical wall hanging is dyed in strips that hang vertically. Moving horizontally through the piece are large curved shapes and one has a stair step type edge. The vertical strips create the horizontal design.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design