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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Ethel Mairet
Description Hand-woven small tablecloth made from cream cotton and eri silk, with a striped border in madder-dyed eri silk.
Decoration Pattern of 'Os' and 'Ms'
Id Number Current Accession T.74.206
Location Creation Site Ditchling, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, tablecloth, pattern
Measurements 91.5 x 86.4 centimetres
Weave plain
Material cotton
Other Materials eri silk
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1930s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Alternating sections of plain weave, and ´over 3 under 3´ weave. Warp: cream cotton. Weft: cream eri silk with striped borders in madder. 28 ends per inch 28 picks per inch
 

 

 

 

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