Boudicca’s War Belt

Boudicca’s War Belt

Artist: Joanna Rogers

Title: Boudicca’s War Belt

Attribution: Boudicca's War Belt. 2023. Joanna Rogers

Year: 2023

Materials: Linen dyed with indigo and marigolds, silk dupioni

Dimensions: 42" x 20"

Image Statement: Inspired by paleolithic string skirts and Incan quipus, this war belt contains the poem "Ave Atque Vale" by Catullus in both the original Latin (marigold) and in English (indigo) in morse code. The dots and dashes of morse code are represented by small and large knots. Each thread is a letter.