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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 wool.
Id Number Current Accession T.74.82.b
Location Creation Site Ditchling, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, length, dress length
Measurements 248.8 x 68.6 centimetres
Weave plain
Material cotton
Other Materials wool
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1940s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Loom: 4 shafts Warp: single red cotton. Weft: single red cotton 6 x as warp, hand-spun undyed fleece, probably Welsh wool x 1. Ends per centimetre: 9 relaxed. Picks per centimetre: 9.5 relaxed. Finishing: washed and dried on roller.
 

 

 

 

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