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Title Secrets
Collection Crafts Study Centre
Weaver Gwen Mullins
Description Loom woven rug with a border and weft stripes of tufted white, natural and brown linen, dividing different colour woollen weft stripes in pinks, brown, grey, green and yellow.
Id Number Current Accession T.74.36
Location Creation Site Shuttles, Petworth, Sussex, UK
Subject woven textiles, rug
Measurements 205.8 x 116.8 centimetres
Material linen
Other Materials wool
History Gwen Mullins has made several rugs like this. In the first one the coloured stripes were almost all covered by linen tufts so the design was known as 'Secrets'.
Possibly Swedish influence.
Relation Exhibition Victoria and Albert Museum´s exhibition on craft, 1972. 20th Century Craftsmanship, Holburne Museum, Bath, 1972.
Rights Owner Barbara Mullins/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1970s
Technique loom weaving
Process Woven on a cyrus loom. Warp: linen. Weft: tufted linen, and wool.
 

 

 

 

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