Rug (T60)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Rug

Made in

Arundel

Date

1981

Description

Cotton fabric pile with a linen warp and a wool weft, woven in strips in shades of blue, purple, green and red.

Materials and techniques

Two woven strips joined together. Cotton fabric pile with linen warp and wool weft. Colours hand-dyed using natural and synthetic dyes. Woven in double corduroy technique on a Swedish 'ulla cyrus' countermarch loom.

Dimensions

length:  206cm
width:  87cm

Object number

T60

Category

  • Rug, John Hinchcliffe, 1981, Crafts Council Collection: T60. Photo: Heini Schneebeli.

Maker's statement

The three represent an important aspect of my work over the last seven years with cut cloth woven in strips.

John Hinchcliffe, Feb 1981