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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Ethel Mairet
Description Hand-woven length of dress material, made from red cotton, with weft stripes of undyed Cheviot wool.
Id Number Current Accession T.74.82.a
Location Creation Site Ditchling, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, length, dress length
Measurements 259 x 76.2 centimetres
Weave plain
Material wool
Other Materials cotton
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1930s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Loom: 4 shaft. Warp: single red cotton. Weft: single red cotton x 10 as warp, with 1 pick hand-spun undyed Cheviot wool at 1centimetre intervals. Ends per cm: 9 relaxed. Picks per cm: 10 relaxed. Finishing: washed and dried on roller.
 

 

 

 

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