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Title The Iron age family
Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Elizabeth Peacock
Description Sample board of weavings for the Iron Age family.. Scaled down textiles in wool and linen designed and made to clothe model figures in the Festival of Britain exhibition on the South Bank, London, 1951
Part Of Series One of a set of three sample boards
Id Number Current Accession 2002.10.2
Location Creation Site Ditchling, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, sample board, textile sample board
Measurements 2.98 centimetres
Material wool and linen on cork
History The samples relate to cloths made as part of a commission for the Festival of Britain in 1951. The commission was for cloths used on four groups of half-size figures to illustrate the development of textiles in the Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age and Saxon period.
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1950s
Technique hand-weaving
 

 

 

 

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