Arlette Rose Gosiewski (American, American). Reception at Batschelet Hall. 1982. Appliquéd fabrics with embellishments. Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of Patricia A. Rickman. 1983.3.
frame height: 60 in, 152.4000 cm; frame width: 70 in, 177.8000 cm
Textile Art and Fashion
Textile Art and Fashion-Contemporary
Arlette Rose Gosiewski combines fact and imagination in her intricate pictorial narratives that she calls "appliqué tapestries." Here she presents her vision of a wedding reception as it might have taken place years ago in Batschelet Hall on Main Street in Littleton, Colorado. The figural groupings, enlivened by carefully chosen details, imply additional stories. Even the glint of the bride’s ring suggests a happy life and sets a joyous tone.
Purchased 1982 by Mrs. Patricia Rickman [Vail, CO., b. 1928] from the artist; donated February 1983 by Mrs. Patricia Rickman to the Denver Art Museum
- "Time Warp: Historicism in Textile Design, April 24 - October 10, 1999 (DAM)
- "Sleight of Hand," April 9, 2011 - April 12, 2012 (DAM)
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