A Woman's Work
Kathleen Madigan. A Woman's Work,
Inspired by a lament from Aunt Jane in Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall (1907) that the discouraging thing about a woman's work is that it "perishes with the usin,'" this piece is an ode to the unsung work of a mother: the driving, the laundry, the cooking, cleaning, and fixing. Sewn on dyed cotton bought in Ghana, Africa.
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