Garry Fabian Miller: The Ruby Embers
Artists, Weavers + Tufters
Garry Fabian Miller, Hearth Rug, The Ruby Embers, 2016
Wool with linen backing
Tufted by Dennis Reinmüller at Dovecot Tapestry Studio, Edinburgh
182 × 220cm
Garry Fabian Miller’s The Ruby Embers is one in a series of ‘hearth rugs’ first created and shown in the exhibition Dwelling at Dovecot in 2015. One of the key decisions with this rug, was how to interpret the rich blackness in Fabian Miller’s photographic works. Unusually, rather than blending a series of black wools for the main body of the rug, a single shade of black was carefully selected for its warmth and depth. This shade of black was then blended with a small amount of purple at the periphery of the central circle to create an effect of faded light.
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