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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Ethel Mairet
Description Length of coat or dress material, made from natural wool.
Id Number Current Accession T.74.144
Location Creation Site Ditchling, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, length, dress length
Measurements 510.3 x 78.8 centimetres
Weave plain
Material wool
History Bought by Eve Simmonds from Ethel Mairet while still on the loom.
Relation Exhibition ´20th Century Craftmanship´, Crafts Study Centre, Holburne Museum, Bath, 1972. No.110 in the Crafts Study Centre opening exhibition.
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1920s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Loom: 4 shaft. Warp: machine spun 2 ply worsted yarn undyed. Ends per cm. 8.5 relaxed. Weft: hand-spun single woollen spun Cheviot yarn undyed. Picks per cm. 6.5 relaxed. 24 ends per inch 22 picks per inch Finishing: washed and dried on a roller.
 

 

 

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