Only the girl has woven a ruse in which she is seen beside her beloved

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Under the orders of the Great Master, they’re embroidering the earth’s mantle, seas, mountains, and living things. Only the girl has woven a ruse in which she is seen beside her beloved.

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Remedios Varo’s description of her painting The Embroidering of the Earth’s Mantle (1961). From the collection Letters, Dreams & Other Writings. Translated by Margaret Carson. From Wakefield Press.

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