Pioneers and their practice: a reference guide
|Collection||Crafts Study Centre|
|Description||Hand-woven length, with stripes, made from grey and natural, hand-spun linen.|
|Id Number Current Accession||T.74.299|
|Location Creation Site||Gloucestershire, UK|
|Subject||woven textiles, length, pattern|
|Measurements||284.4 x 71.1 centimetres - Weight: 550 grams|
|Yarn||medium z singles|
|History||A note on the provenance of this piece.
From 1935-8, Rita Beales lived at Compton Chamberlayne, near Salisbury, Gloucestershire.
From 1938-60, Rita Beales lived at 'Rosemary', Cerney Wick, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
|Notes||Authority: P. Baines Jan. 1983 and revised in 1989|
|Relation Exhibition||Exhibit No. 90, Opening Exhibition, Crafts Study Centre, Bath, June 1977.|
|Rights Owner||Crafts Study Centre/Crafts Study Centre 2004|
|Style Period Period||1930s|
|Process||Hand-spun flax. Warp: grey (dyed with logwood). Weft: grey (dyed with logwood), and natural. Weft band repeat over 3 inches (7.5 cm). Selvedge: 8/8 double ends 26 ends per inch 18-20 picks per inch|