Single Collar (Black And White Striped) (J165)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Single Collar (Black And White Striped)

Made in

Old Trafford

Date

1983

Description

Circular-shaped collar made of cotton fabric sewn to a vilene backing. Two ends and the central edge bound by coloured plastic flex (blue, red and yellow). Fastenings of pins and plastic flex.

Materials and techniques

Sewing machine used to contract the main body and hand tools for the rest.

Dimensions

diameter:  24cm

Object number

J165

Category

On view

  • Single Collar (Black And White Striped), Barbara Alcock, 1983, Crafts Council Collection: J165. 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.