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Carole Waller Handpainted Crepe Silk Blouse with Black and Multicolor Stripes


Carole Waller is a fine art painter who specializes in painting with fabric dye directly onto cloth for the purpose of making completely unique painted clothing. What differentiates her work is the contemporary voice that she brings to her work, mining her interior mind, combining influences from her late artist husband and partner, Gary Wood. The power of words is infused in her work, along with a richness of color that defines each piece. Carole began making wearables in 1986, and as happens with many artists, time passes and the work becomes more about abstraction than shape. She trained in painting at Canterbury College of Art, followed by achieving an MA at Cranbrook Academy of Art near Detroit. Her work is featured in many books on contemporary textiles and is found in museums such as the V&A, private collections and contemporary galleries internationally. We have worked with Carole for about 15-20 years.

• Button down, standing collar, long sleeve crepe silk blouse

• Handpainted on black background with bold color stripes: pink, yellow, blue, orange

• No pockets

• 44″ around at bust, 28″ long; best fits sizes 10-12

Recommend dry cleaning

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