Lamentation to a Reasoned History

Lamentation to a Reasoned History

Artist: Patricia Miranda

Title: Lamentation to a Reasoned History

Attribution: Lamentation to a Reasoned History, 2020-23, Patricia Miranda

Year: 2020-23

Materials: donated lace hand-dyed with cochineal insect-dyed, thread, paper clay, cast plaster, dressmaker pins, tacks

Dimensions: 432" x 132" (variable)

Image Statement: This work is comprised entirely of donated vintage lace sent to The Lace Archive. I hand-dye each piece multiple times with cochineal insect dye, before it is hand-sewn into the larger work. Added are ex-votos in plaster and paper clay. The work is site responsive and is adapted for different spaces.