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"Servitude," a set of hand-embroidered miniature maids uniforms created in 2008, is part of the "Christa Maiwald: Short Stories and Other Embroideries" solo exhibit at Guild Hall, East Hampton, through Jan. 5, 2014.

Christa Maiwald portraits on canvas at Guild Hall

Christa Maiwald comes to Guild Hall in East Hampton to show off her portraits created on cotton.

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"Servitude," a set of hand-embroidered miniature maids uniforms created in 2008, is part of the "Christa Maiwald: Short Stories and Other Embroideries" solo exhibit at Guild Hall, East Hampton, through Jan. 5, 2014.

(Credit: Gary Mamay)

"Middle East Mount Rushmore," a 2008 cotton thread hand embroidery by Christa Maiwald of East Hampton, is included in her "Short Stories and Other Embroideries" show at Guild Hall. She gives a talk about her work Nov. 17, 2013.

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"Self-Portrait with Vermeer's Lacemaker" is a cotton thread hand embroidery created in 2013 by Christa Maiwald for her "Short Stories and Other Embroideries" at Guild Hall in East Hampton. The solo show was her prize for winning the museum's 73rd annual Members Exhibition. It runs through Jan. 5, 2014.

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(Credit: Gary Mamay)

"Blue Chip (Laurie Anderson, Andy Warhol, Laurie Simmons, Dennis Oppenheim)," individual portraits of artists on cotton created by Christa Maiwald between 2009 and 2011, is featured in her "Short Stories and Other Embroideries" solo show at Guild Hall in East Hampton through Jan. 5, 1014.

Christa Maiwald's 2013
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Christa Maiwald's 2013 "Play with Me Henry (Henry Darger)" is among the cotton-sewn creations in her solo exhibition, "Short Stories and Other Embroideries" at East Hampton's Guild Hall through Jan. 5. 2014.

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