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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Elizabeth Peacock
Description Hand-woven shawl, made from vegetable-dyed Indian cotton and eri silk, with a fringe and deep striped borders. The central panel has a diagonal accent.
Id Number Current Accession T.74.161
Location Creation Site Weavers, Clayton, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, shawl, pattern
Measurements 170.8 x 109.2 centimetres
Weave plain
Material Indian cotton
Other Materials eri silk
Dye cutch, cochineal, iron, chrome
History One of two shawls commissioned by King Feisal.
Literary Source McLeod, E.
Relation Exhibition Exhibit number 27 in ´Weaving by Elizabeth Peacock´, Crafts Study Centre, Bath, 1978
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1920s
Technique hand-dyeing and -weaving
Process Warp: Indian cotton. Weft inlay: eri silk and cotton. Fawn, dyed with cutch; brown, dyed with cutch and mordanted with chrome; black, dyed with cochineal and mordanted with iron; grey-green, dyed with cutch and mordanted with iron; purple, dyed with cochineal and mordanted with chrome.
 

 

 

 

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