Classic Carrier (T145)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Classic Carrier

Made in

Stoke-on-Trent

Date

1997

Description

White rectangular box-shaped bag with holes for handles at top, predominantly white translucent colour with horizontal bands of woven of thread.

Materials and techniques

Hand-woven recycling waste plastic carrier bags and reclaimed yarn. Initially plastic is cut into strips, then using a spaced warp on a counter balance loom the plastic is woven in as the weft. Once off the loom the fabric is heat pressed and then constructed into its end product.

Dimensions

height:  35cm
width:  28.5cm
depth:  12cm

Object number

T145

Category

  • Classic Carrier, Sharon Porteous, 1997, Crafts Council Collection: T145. Photo: John Hammond.