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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Ethel Mairet´s Workshop
Description Woven stole or wrap, black and fawn eri silk, fringed
Decoration Inlay pattern at borders
Id Number Current Accession T.74.146
Location Creation Site Ditchling, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, stole
Measurements 198 x 73 centimetres
Weave plain
Dye vegetable
History Bought by Eve Simmonds while still on the loom.
Relation Exhibition ´A Weaver´s Life: Ethel Mairet 1872-1952´, Crafts Council Gallery, London and touring, 1983-1984 University of Bath 1977-1978 ´20th Century Craftsmanship´, Crafts Study Centre at Holburne Museum, Bath, 1972, exhibit number 113
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1920s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Warp: black eri silk Weft: black and undyed eri silk Yarn: vegetable-dyed , hand-spun yarn Plain weave with crammed weft stripes Inlay pattern at borders and central ground in fawn eri silk. 24 e.p.i, 22 p.p.i.



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