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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Ethel Mairet
Description Hand-woven length made with red cotton and wool, and black cotton with white knop.
Id Number Current Accession T.74.82.c
Location Creation Site Ditchling, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, length
Measurements 182.8 x 76.2 centimetres
Weave plain
Material Welsh wool
Other Materials cotton
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1940s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Loom: 4 shafts. Warp: single red cotton (wool not cotton in P. Baines opinion). Ends per cm. 9 relaxed. Weft: single red cotton (wool not cotton in P. Baines opinion), 2 ply Welsh wool spun dyed red with a small percentage of white. One pick fancy yarn, black cotton with white knop at regular intervals. Picks per cm. 7.5 relaxed. Finishing: washed and dried on roller. Warp: 2 2 2 2 Weft: 2 2 2 Fancy yarn: 1
 

 

 

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