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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Elizabeth Peacock
Description Hand-woven length made from hand-spun eri silk with weft stripes in dark brown, fawn, deep pink and natural. The length has a limp granular texture.
Id Number Current Accession T.74.8
Location Creation Site Weavers, Clayton, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, length, pattern
Measurements 208.2 x 73.7 centimetres
Weave plain
Material eri silk
Dye cochineal
History Bought by Dorothy Larcher and worn by her, over a number of years, as a pleated skirt.
Relation Exhibition Foyer of Surrey Institute of Art & Design, 8th February to 26th March, 2001 Exhibit number 28 in ´Weaving by Elizabeth Peacock´ at Craft Study Centre, 1978 Crafts Study Centre opening exhibition, June 1977, exhibit number 26
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1930s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Warp: dark brown eri silk. Weft stripes: 1.2 centimetre wide deep pink (cochineal) stripes with cream lines bordered by brown stripes, which divide a 2.5 wide natural and brown band from a 2.5 centimetre wide cream band, which is shaded to a centimetre line of 2 picks dark brown. 24 ends per inch 40 picks per inch



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