Double Collar (J164)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Double Collar

Made in

Old Trafford

Date

1983

Description

Dark green-coloured cotton neckpiece, two half-moon shapes bound on three sides by red and yellow plastic flex.

Materials and techniques

Two half-moon shapes bound on three sides by coloured plastic flex (red and yellow). The two pieces are worn together overlapping at each end. Top surface of cotton fabric sewn to vilene backing.

Dimensions

diameter:  24cm

Object number

J164

Category

  • Double Collar, Barbara Alcock, 1983, Crafts Council Collection: J164. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

This is the second body of work I have done using textile materials. At collecge I used metal but in such a way as to uggest soft, textile effects. But I now feel much happier using soft materials to create sculptural forms.