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The Red Cardigan

Posters

Small (23.2" x 15.5")

$12.96
Bami

Modanville, Australia

Sizing Information

Small 23.2" x 15.5"
Medium 33.1" x 22.0"
Large 46.9" x 31.2"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border

Features

  • Printed on 185gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut to three maximum sizes – A2, A1 & A0
  • 5mm white border to assist in framing
  • Tack them to your bedroom door, or frame

Reviews

Artist's Description

In the early 1970s, my father was gifted a bright red, hand-knitted cardigan by a girlfriend. The relationship did not last long, and a few years later he met my mother. As the cardigan was not a perfect fit for my father, my mother unravelled the whole piece and re-knitted it into the garment pictured here. I sometimes wonder whether the cardigan in fact did not fit well, or if my mother was trying to put her mark on the cardigan.
20 years later, I acquired this cardigan from my father. I remember wearing his clothing from time to time, especially his collection of tweed caps. I cannot remember how the cardigan came into my possession, whether I took a fancy to it and he gave it to me, or whether he was going to throw it out and I ‘rescued’ it. Either way, 20 years on and I still have it. I often wear it in winter, as it provides the most warmth of all my clothes and is particularly comfortable.
Despite its long history and frequent use, this cardigan has stood up to time remarkably.
Perhaps one day, one of my own children will have a story to tell about their Pop’s red cardigan.

Artwork Comments

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