BETSY ROSS GOT THE BLUES

Hand-dyed indigo muslin, embroidery. 2017.

Betsy Ross got the Blues reimagines Old Glory in shades of indigo with an unfinished field of stars.  Indigo dye has a longstanding relationship to labor as a prized global commodity, a lesser known part of America's plantation economy, and its use int he creation of denim - the fabric of the working class.