Braids & Ribbons (T65b)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Braids & Ribbons

Made in

London

Date

1981

Description

Colourful small cuts of ribbon and fabric applied onto a white net jacket base, with various braids and ribbons placed in pockets.

Materials and techniques

Knitted on Dubied industrial flatbed knitting machine, using 'pocket' technique developed by the maker. Pockets made using 80 denier translucent nylon thread. (Donisthorpe's 'Colourific').

Dimensions

length:  81cm
width:  135cm

Object number

T65b

Category

On view

Short term loan for display in Yinka Shonibare: Criminal Ornamentation, Arts Council touring exhibition at: Attenborought Arts Centre, Leicester 21/09/2018 - 16/12/2018 Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter 19/01/2019 - 16/03/2019 Longside Gallery, Wakefield 05/04/2019 - 16/06/2019 Southampton Art Gallery 28/06/2019 - 28/09/2019
  • Braids & Ribbons, Susie Freeman, 1981, Crafts Council Collection: T65. Photo: Heini Schneebeli.