Artist: Ayelet Lindenstrauss Larsen
Attribution: Pregnant, 1999, Ayelet Lindenstrauss Larsen
Materials: Silk, wool, and cotton threads, cotton fabric, and unspun silk on silk gauze
Dimensions: 7 3/4" h by 6" w
Image Statement: This piece is about the experience of pregnancy: the heightened emotional state, the acute awareness of my body, and the sense of heaviness. It is a portrait of myself as a vessel for my baby, worked at a time when my only glimpse of her had been through a sonogram.