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Object Name Panel
Collection Goldsmith Textile Collection & Constance Howard Gallery: Object Collection
Date 1976
Brief Physical Description Metal thread work panel with a design based on a landscape. Select this link for more description information.
Id Number Current Accession 4152
Location Creation Site Goldsmiths College, London, England
Subject embroidery, panel, picture, metal thread, English, Goldsmiths School of Art
Measurements Dimensions 260mm x 300mm
Number Of Items 1
Materials Used (aat) wool, cotton
Materials Used (CH) metal thread
Content And Subject Information This little panel was worked by Julia Sorrell, a student at Goldsmiths College, textile course. Her tutor was Barbara Dawson, one of Constance Howard's first staff members. Barbara had trained at the Royal School of Needlework before taking an NDD in embroidery with Constance. She was well respected for metal thread embroidery and wrote a book on the subject. Barbara left Goldsmiths in 1976 or 1977 after Audrey Walker took over as head of department.
Production Information Produced by a student of Goldsmiths School of Art Textiles Course
Rights Goldsmiths College, University of London. Constance Howard Resource and Research Centre in Textiles.
Techniques Used (aat) couching
Techniques Used (CH) French knots, satin stitch

 

 

 

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