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Sampler (Moby Dick). 1997. Hand embroidery on linen. 17.5 x 13.5 in. (44.5 x 34.3 cm).

   
MOBY DICK                       

A Sailorís Yarn                      
. . . Thus we were weaving and weaving away . . .

I kept passing the woof of marline between the long
yarns of the warp, using my own hand for the shuttle
. . . weaving away at the Fates

. . . Godís foot upon the treadle of the loom . . .