Wall hanging (T74)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Wall hanging

Made in

London

Date

1980

Description

Woven silk wall hanging with three large blocks of yellow, green, and pink, with thinner multi-coloured vertical lines running through the green section.

Materials and techniques

Plain weave. The warp is made in separate sections; one section resist-dyed (ikat technique) using acid dyes. Woven on an eight-shaft countermarch loom, (80 ends per inch).

Dimensions

length:  151cm
width:  71.5cm

Object number

T74

Category

  • Wall hanging, Mary Restieaux, 1980, © Mary Restieaux. Crafts Council Collection: T74. Photo: Heini Schneebeli.