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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Alice Hindson
Description Small rectangular bag, drawloom-woven silk in a weft pattern of plant stems and diamond motifs in natural and buff, hand-stitched construction, tasselled drawstring and purple silk lining.
Id Number Current Accession 2003.5
Location Creation Site Brockenhurst, Hampshire, UK
Subject woven textiles, bag, plants
Measurements 17.8 x 16.5 centimetres
Material silk
History A sample of the woven material used for this bag is included, with notes, in Alice Hindson's blue scrapbook of her work on a drawloom.
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1940s - 50s
Technique drawloom weaving
Process Weft pattern loom. Ground warp lifting in twos. 60 threads to inch. Binder warp 4 headle twill, 60 simple cards.
 

 

 

 

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