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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Ethel Mairet
Description Hand-woven length made from black and natural cotton, and grey and yellow wool.
Id Number Current Accession T.74.85
Location Creation Site Ditchling, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, length, pattern
Measurements 40 x 73 centimetres
Weave plain
Material cotton
Other Materials Welsh wool
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1940s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Loom: 4 shafts Reed spacing: 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 Reed: 40 Warp: black and natural, cotton. Weft: 2 ply yellow and grey Welsh wool. Stripes of 8 and 4 picks yellow alternating with 6 picks natural. Average ends per cm: 7.4 Average picks per cm: 7 relaxed. Finishing: washed and dried on a roller.



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