This art batt was inspired by Thomas Cole's painting, "Voyage of Childhood." That painting was the first of a series entitled, "Voyage of Life."
Cole is considered the founder of the Hudson River School, and what makes his work really unique is the fact that he combined nature and spiritual elements. In this painting, there is a guardian angel guarding the children as they travel by boat through an earthly paradise, reminiscent of their innocence I believe.
This was my club colorway back in July of 2020, and I decided it was time to share it more broadly.
The art batts include so many lovely, soft fibers including merino, baby camel down, baby alpaca, scarlet bamboo, muga silk, and eri silk too, which is new in my shop. There's also a bit of sparkle.
Name: Thomas Cole's Voyage of Childhood
Weight: 2 ounces
Contents: 59% merino, 15% baby alpaca, 5% baby camel down, 5% eri silk, 5% muga silk, 5% bamboo, 5% organic Polwarth, 1% angelina
Colors: Greens, White, Blues, Black, Green, Gray, Brown, Red
Carding Style: Layers of thin stripes carded once
Uses: Spinning or Felting (84% feltable fibers)
Please allow 3 business days for me to make these for you when you order them.
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