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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Rita Beales
Description Hand-woven tablecloth made with hand-spun natural linen with brown and gold stripes.
Id Number Current Accession T.81.66
Subject woven textiles, tablecloth
Measurements 104 x 96.5 centimetres
Weave swedish lace variation
Material linen
Dye cutch & weld
Yarn fine z singles
Notes Weight: 170 grams.
Rights Owner Crafts Study Centre/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Technique hand-weaving
Process Warp and weft: natural, brown (cutch), and gold (weld). 26 e.p.i. 23 p.p.i. Selv: 6/6 double ends. Border (warp and weft): 10 2-block units (varying in length) alternate Swedish lace and plain weave, 5 thread brown stripe/5 thread gold (2) natural (3) stripe/5 thread brown stripe. Central panel: square of Swedish lace bordered by 3 8-unit blocks, woven plain weave, Swedish lace, plain weave: corner design of 5 small squares fo Swedish lace, 4 plain weave.
 

 

 

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