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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Elizabeth Peacock
Description Hand-woven length made from cotton and eri silk, with alternating bands of brown and white forming a check.
Id Number Current Accession T.74.65
Location Creation Site Weavers, Clayton, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, length, pattern
Measurements 99 x 274.2 centimetres
Weave plain
Material cotton
Other Materials silk
History This length was hung weft wise for curtains, although a larger length was available later.
Relation Exhibition Exhibit number 11 in ´Weaving by Elizabeth Peacock´, Crafts Study Centre, Bath, 1978
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1920s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Warp: alternate bands of 30 and 15 centimetres wide of brown and white, with the brown band divided by 2 picks of white at intervals of two centimetres. Weft: white cotton, plyed brown eri silk at regular intervals. 24 ends per inch, 26 picks per inch
 

 

 

 

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