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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Rita Beales
Description Hand-woven mat made with hand-spun natural and grey linen.
Id Number Current Accession T.81.14
Subject woven textiles, mat
Measurements 47 x 43 centimetres
Weave swedish lace
Material linen
Yarn medium z singles
Notes Weight: 40 gms
Rights Owner Crafts Study Centre/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Technique hand-weaving
Process Warp and weft: natural (possibly Courtrai flax) and 16 ends and picks of grey (logwood) 28 e.p.i. 21-16 p.p.i. Weave: 2 block Swedish lace Border: 2 1/4 inches (3 cms) band of alternate Swedish lace and plain weave Corners: rectangle of plain weave, natural Inner corners: 4-square check with single threads of grey outlining 9 small squares within Central panel: squares of Swedish lace and plain weave all over pattern



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