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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Rita Beales
Description Hand woven squared linen tablecloth with multi-coloured checks in natural, grey/black and gold.
Id Number Current Accession T.75.26
Subject woven textiles, cloth, tablecloth
Measurements 81.5 x 79 centimetres
Weave plain
Material linen
Dye logwood, weld
Yarn fine
Notes Weighs 55 gms.
Relation Exhibition ´Pioneers to the present´, 14th January to 11th February 2002, Surrey Institute of Art and Design. Object out 20.12.93 for the ´60th Anniversary Exhibition of Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen´ at The Corinium Museum, Cirencester, Glos. Returned to CSC on 15.2.94. Exhibited by CSC in June 1977 (78).
Rights Owner Crafts Study Centre/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1930s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Hand spun, natural and logwood (grey/black) and weld (gold) dyed linen. Fine Z singles yarn. Selvedges of 4/4 double ends in natural. Plain weave; 22 ends per inch; 17 picks per inch. Warp: 33 stripes alternate grey/black and natural, 20 ends each. Weft: 29 stripes alternate grey/black and gold, 18 picks each.



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