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Posts from the ‘Daniel Pontius Objects’ Category

P.S. We Love you. XO Pillows

October 22nd, 2010

Daniel Pontius

Yes, I know! I’m experimenting with my own product photography. Somebody save me!!! These are 15″x14″ (Clodagh always told me, “We DON’T do square pillows.” …I never asked why…but it was always about the feng shui).

I take it to heart when I’m cutting out pillows. Cush Cush. This is a 1960’s linen appliqued with the found classic Galbraith & Paul Sunflower fabric. So pretty with transitional cotton inserts and exposed zippers. Who needs invisible! –we all know you are there.

Embroidered Text

January 17th, 2009

Daniel Pontius

Get on! 

As Deborah Vivien (nee Mitford), Duchess of Devonshire would write, Nancy’s sister. 
Blackman Cruz in Los Angeles has framed my embroidery and it is for sale. Very exciting. 

All Hail the Sodomite

January 9th, 2009

Daniel Pontius

If you haven’t read Nancy Mitford, you must. Her historical biographies are amusing, insightful and a bit catty. She had been criticized in her time for having just written another one of her biographical novels when The Sun King was first published. The only difference, it was said, was that it was set at the court of Louis XIV instead of the 20th century English Countryside of her childhood. 
The quote,  that I embroidered with vintage cotton threads on a linen ground over a 6 month period in 2006, is from the book, The Sun King. It illuminates the life of not only Louis XIV’s brother Monsieur, Philippe of France, Duke of Orleans, but what is possible for all homosexuals. Indeed, we set our sites too low, constrained by convention. 
This is all ready for the framers, and then will be for sale.