Inlay Weave Tapestry (T58)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Inlay Weave Tapestry

Made in

Horwich

Date

1980

Description

Rectuangular-shaped tapestry with section folded at top for a hanging rail and tassles at the bottom. Predominantly cream with an abstract pattern with light and dark grey 'chequerboard' square effect near the base.

Materials and techniques

Inlay technique. Mercerised cotton (2/20's) for the warp with a slub silk weft. The inlay threads are a mixture of cotton and silk. Woven on a 16-shaft table loom.

Dimensions

length:  34cm
width:  12cm

Object number

T58

Category

  • Inlay Weave Tapestry, Anne Cowley, 1980, Crafts Council Collection: T58. Photo: John Hammond.

Maker's statement

My small taprestries allow me to experiment and develop design ides quickly. They are my sketch book work which help to give a background of design and technique for my larger pieces.