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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Rita Beales
Description Hand-woven serviette made with hand-spun white linen.
Part Of Series one of a set of two serviettes
Id Number Current Accession T.74.44.a
Location Creation Site Sapperton, Gloucestershire, UK
Subject woven textiles, serviette
Measurements 38 x 40.5 centimetres
Weave swedish lace
Material linen
Yarn fine z singles
History Made especially for Elizabeth Watt.
Notes Weight: 23 gms.
Rights Owner Crafts Study Centre/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1950s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Warp and weft: white bleached linen. 32 e.p.i. 30-32 p.p.i. Weave: 2 block lace weave (Swedish lace). Border: 1.5 ins. (60 ends, 10 repeats of 6 thread unit). Central panel: 1/2 ins. Square blocks, alternating plain and lace weave.
 

 

 

 

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