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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Ethel Mairet
Description Hand-woven length, made from undyed and yellow cotton, and undyed and white/brown Welsh wool.
Id Number Current Accession T.74.88
Location Creation Site Ditchling, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, length, pattern
Measurements 281.8 x 81.3 centimetres
Weave plain
Material cotton
Other Materials Welsh wool
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1940s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Loom: 4 shafts Warp: 2 ply cotton undyed 9 2 ply cotton yellow 1 Ends per centimetre: 8.5 relaxed. Weft: 2 ply Welsh yarn spun dyed white/brown (a) 2 ply Welsh yarn undyed (b) (a) 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 = 72 (b) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 = 16 Picks per repeat 88 = 11cm Picks per centimetre: 8 Finishing: washed and dried on roller.
 

 

 

 

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