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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Elizabeth Peacock
Description Hand-woven length for a dress, trial, made from natural, hand-spun Southdown wool.
Id Number Current Accession T.74.158
Location Creation Site Clayton, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, length
Measurements 190.5 x 43.15 centimetres
Weave plain
Material Southdown wool
History Trial length discarded as unsatisfactory. Experiment in spinning merino to produce a 'dry feeling' cloth. This idea pursued to final satisfaction, but no sample extant.
Relation Exhibition Exhibit No.31 in ´Weaving by Elizabeth Peacock´, Crafts Study Centre, 1978.
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1950s
Technique hand-weaving
Process Warp and weft: hand-spun white Southdown wool. Every 5th and 6th end run together.
 

 

 

 

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