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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Elizabeth Peacock
Description The warp end of an undyed, hand-spun linen sample, made from Breton flax.
Id Number Current Accession T.74.69
Location Creation Site Clayton, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, sample, textile sample
Measurements 80 x 44.5 centimetres
Weave plain
Material linen
Yarn coarse
History Elizabeth Peacock went to Brittany to learn hemp and linen spinning during the 1930s. This was woven from hand-spun flax brought back from Breton spinners, 1938. First trial on Breton loom. Rigg for their repp like linen cloth.
Relation Exhibition Exhibit No.13 in ´Weaving by Elizabeth Peacock´, Crafts Study Centre, Holburne Museum, Bath, 1978
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1930s
Technique hand-weaving
Process 22 ends per inch 20 picks per inch
 

 

 

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