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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Rita Beales
Description Hand-woven serviette, with inlay motif, made with hand-spun natural and yellow linen.
Part Of Series One of a set of six serviettes and a tablecloth
Id Number Current Accession T.74.42.f
Subject woven textiles, serviette
Measurements 41 x 41 centimetres
Weave plain
Material linen
Yarn medium z singles
History Made especially for Elizabeth Watt.
Notes Weight: 44 gms.
Rights Owner Crafts Study Centre/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1950s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Warp: natural and grey linen. Weft: yellow (possibly fustic) and pale grey in border. Selv: 4/5 double ends. 32 e.p.i. 28 p.p.i Weave: plain border stripes of grey (possibly dew-retted Sandringham flax) and natural linen. Echoing stripes in weft, lighter grey. Inlay motif in natural yarn of a single square in the left hand bottom corner.



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