Rope making samples (HC680)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Rope making samples

Materials and techniques

Sheet of printed paper
Plastic bags
Video tape
Fruit nets

Dimensions

length:  25.6cm
width:  7.2cm
depth:  4.2

Object number

HC680

Category

Maker's statement

The paper is loosely crumpled first and then twisted. This is another technique that is useful for short or flimsy materials. Once a rope has been made it can be used to make coil baskets from; to weave with or to use as handles.