Sampler (Accumulated Associations). 1999. Hand embroidery on linen. 15 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. (39.4 x 39.4 cm)


For all its accumulated associations, with whatever is sweet, and honorable, and sublime, there yet lurks an elusive something in the innermost idea of whiteness, which strikes panic to the soul.

—Herman Melville, Moby Dick, 1851