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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Rita Beales
Description Hand-woven mat made with hand-spun natural, brown and grey linen.
Id Number Current Accession T.81.20
Subject woven textiles, mat
Measurements 28 x 27 centimetres
Notes Weight: 14 grams
Rights Owner Crafts Study Centre/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Technique hand-weaving
Process Yarn: fine Z singles hand-spun linen. Some of the coloured yarn is S plyed Warp and weft: natural, grey (logwood), brown (cutch) 22 e.p.I. 23 p.p.i. Weave: Swedish lace (2 block) Border: 18 ends and picks plain weave, alternately 2 grey singles, 2 plyed grey/brown - 6 ends and picks plain weave, natural - 12 ends and picks coloured threads plain weave Central panel: 16 2-unit blocks of alternate Swedish lace and plain weave in both warp and weft directions



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