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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Ethel Mairetīs Workshop
Description Hand-woven jacket, thick hand-spun, white wool, and fine white cotton weft, black and white machine-spun cotton warp, plain weave, spaced reeding.
Id Number Current Accession T.74.11
Location Creation Site Ditchling, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, jacket, costume
Measurements 54 centimetres
Material wool
Other Materials cotton
History The material for the jacket was bought in 1939. The lining was supplied by Edith Soloman. Ethel Mairet's dressmaker made-up the jacket.
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1930s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Warp: white cotton. Weft: thick, loosely spun, white wool and black cotton thread. 32 ends per inch 10 picks per inch
 

 

 

 

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