When asked to produce a quilt for the atrium of the Federation of the Combined Jewish Appeal, it was clear to me that any textile would be vulnerable to direct sunlight. I instead proposed to work in water cut steel.

The half circle of “Cradle” is a protective container and the gesture of an embrace; it is the moon and the cradle of civilization. Though not a precise botanical study of the flora of Eden, which is impossible, each plant depicted is referred to somewhere in the Bible.