June 28th, 2011
|Gary Gibson Showroom|
|Our Undine Pillow|
|Detail of the hand embroidery.|
Pontius Design one of a kind pillows can now be found at Gary Gibson on Beverly in Los Angeles. The above pillow was made by me out of a late 19th c European homespun linen and embroidered with vintage cotton thread.
The quote is from my favorite Edith Wharton novel, Custom of the Country. Wharton describes her main character Undine as being fiercely independent and yet passionately imitative…
She wanted to surprise every one by her dash and originality, but she could not help modelling herself on the last person she met, and the confusion of ideals thus produced caused her much perturbation when she had to choose between two courses.