Velvet scarf with hand printed narrow stripe (T150)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Velvet scarf with hand printed narrow stripe

Made in

London

Date

1999

Description

Grey velvet scarf, with a textured surface and narrow vertical strips created by heated rubber.

Materials and techniques

This scarf is hand printed with a special developed rubber. The fabric is left to dry naturally and when dry the rubber contracts which pulls and distorts the fabric to make a textural pattern.

Dimensions

length:  120cm
width:  28cm

Object number

T150

Category

References

Kate Wells - Textiles and Technology (1998)
  • Velvet scarf with hand printed narrow stripe, Isabel Dodd, Crafts Council Collection: T150. Photo: John Hammond.

    Velvet scarf with hand printed narrow stripe, Isabel Dodd, Crafts Council Collection: T150. Photo: John Hammond.

Maker's statement

I use this printing technique throughout my work, working with different screen patterns.