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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Rita Beales
Description Hand-woven serviette made with hand-spun natural and yellow linen.
Id Number Current Accession T.74.43.f
Subject woven textiles, tablecloth
Measurements 39.5 x 41 centimetres
Weave swedish lace
Material linen
Yarn medium z singles
Notes Weight: 43 grams
Rights Owner Crafts Study Centre/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1950s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Warp: yellow and grey linen or possibly Sandringham dew-retted flax Weft: except for border, yellow possibly fustic, linen Selv: 4/5 double ends, 32 e.p.I, 26-28 p.p.i Weave: 2-block lace weave (Swedish lace) Border: stripes of lace and plain weave with plain weave corners Central panel: alternate blocks of lace pattern and plain weave, 11 ends to each block



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