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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Rita Beales
Description Hand-woven mat made from natural and dark grey, hand-spun linen.
Id Number Current Accession T.81.5
Subject woven textiles, mat, pattern
Measurements 24.5 x 26.5 centimetres - Weight: 15 grams
Weave Swedish lace variation
Material linen
Yarn fine z singles, medium singles
Rights Owner Crafts Study Centre/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Technique hand-weaving
Process Warp and weft: fine z singles of natural Sandringham flax, and medium singles of dark grey (dyed with logwood). Selvedge: 6/6 double ends 26 ends per inch 25-32 picks per inch Block 1: 29 ends of natural (2 ends as 1 at the beginning of each block) Block 2: 5 ends of dark grey Border: stripes of natural lace weave divided by stripes of dark grey. Central Panel: squares of natural Swedish lace divided by 5 end stripes of dark grey warp and weft.
 

 

 

 

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