The Fallowfield is Rothschild’s first tapestry. Its creation follows a longstanding interest in textiles and weaving. When the geometric composition is viewed from a distance, lines of the same colour are linked together in a way that suggests a group of freestanding frames. This gives the two-dimensional work a sculptural quality. The bottom edge is important to Rothschild: ‘fringes have also become as much part of the piece as the image. I wanted to have a balance where essentially what was just the decorative edge is now an integral part of what you are focused on in the work.’
Gallery label, May 2019
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