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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Rita Beales
Description Hand-woven stole, with stripes, made from natural undyed linen and vegetable-dyed linen in dark grey and gold weld, warp stripes and weft stripes at ends.
Id Number Current Accession T.75.28
Location Creation Site Compton Chamberlayne, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK
Subject woven textiles, stole, pattern
Measurements 128 x 79 centimetres - Weight: 95 grams
Weave Swedish lace
Material linen
Dye logwood, weld,
Yarn fine z singles
Relation Exhibition ´The Scarf Show´, Crafts Council, 1987
Rights Owner Crafts Study Centre/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1930s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Yarn: fine z singles hand-spun linen Warp: natural and dark grey (dyed with logwood). Weft: gold (dyed with weld) with dark grey (dyed with logwood) in borders. Selvage: 4/4 double ends (natural linen). Threading: Swedish lace (lace pattern in border). Borders: (weft wise) 8 narrow dark grey stripes in lace weave (7 picks), 3 picks plain weave gold between each. Two centimetres of plain weave and a further six centimetres of narrow dark grey lace weave stripes. Main area: 20 ends natural, 20 ends dark grey stripes crossed with gold forming warp-wise stripes. 22 ends per inch, 18 picks per inch



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