Gary, along with other chosen designers, was approached by the American Folk Art Museum to participate in their "Folk Couture" exhibition. For this show, the museum allowed the designers to look through their archives and gather inspiration for an ensemble.
The piece Gary chose to design his outfit around was the cotton and wool Ann Carll Coverlet from 1810: "Blazing Star and Snowballs". He created a custom jacquard based off of this.
The jacquard in process:
The final ensemble:
The exhibit is soon to be touring the country; we will keep you posted on the dates and locations.