Paola Zanda – Country – Emblems
My choice could only fall on my homeland. One reason is the pride that is innate from childhood with the national holidays in which everyone participated in the town square with bonfires and the national anthem was sung. Nowadays it is no longer so felt but for our generation, it is perfectly alive in our hearts. The second reason is to make my country known through its beauties.
As an emblem, referring to my memories, I inserted the national hero Guglielmo Tell on a background of flags. The red, the white, the square and the cross are all elements that recall the Swiss flag.
Unus Pro Omnibus Omnes Pro Uno ( One for all, all for one ), is the motto written in the dome of the Federal Palace in Bern where the Swiss government resides.
Materials: Hand-dyed and commercial cotton.The white cotton is recycled from an old sheet.
Threads for sewing and embroidery.Wadding.
The Top is made up of freehand flags.
The quilting is done freehand and by hand.