CHECKERBOARDS..
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PRISMATIC CHECKERS

Designed and woven by Rosalie Neilson featuring two of the four checkerboards in this runner woven in 1994. Living in Fairfax Virginia

A CHECKERED PAST

One of two checkerboard rugs woven in 2000 by Rosalie Neilson featured in Handwoven magazine Novr/Dec 2001. The other rug is featured in "Rags to Riches: Handcrafted Rugs -- Texas HELP."(PDF File) Toured by ExhibitsUSA, a subdivision of the Mid-America Arts Alliance. Click here for rug..

CHECKERS ANYONE?

The original checkerboard rug woven by Rosalie Neilson in 1980 featuring playing pieces made of kumihimo braids tied into large flat knots.

FROM CHECKERBOARDS TO COMPUTER CHIPS
A wall hanging by Rosalie Neilson comprised of seven different boards, woven one after the other, symbolizing knowledge as it progresses from acceptance (the checkerboard) to innovative thinking of the future (the computer chip.)

CHECKERBOARD or ACCEPTANCE
SIMPLIFICATION
COMPLICATION
CONFUSION
REJECTION
COMPUTER CHIP or EXPLORATION
REASSEMBLY