Four sample weaves on card. One with sections with thick white wool weft. One ruched fabric caught with chevron stitches on blue and beige fabric. One with a geometric designed weave in peach, dark pink, teal, blue and gold. The final piece with open weave sections and bands of close woven tape in blue, grey and dark pink, with flat orange button decoration.
Four sample weaves on card. One in shades of blue with orange and peach threads, another predominantly orange with blue. One with bands of striped woven sections. Final sample has mustard, dark pink, green and yellow bands of colour with open weave sections with decorative semi-circular buttons in gold and black.
Fabric development board with drawings, weaving grid, picture of a tapestry showing the inspiration, blue-green textile with orange, maroon and lilac spot design all mounted on card, entitled Hospitality Fabrics.
Double-faced, tightly woven sample with grid-like design of coloured squares arranged in bands on a black background. Woven in plain weave with yarn in shades of pink, purple, orange, blue, brown and black. This sample was entered by Alison Blair as her entry for the RSA's Industrial Design Bursaries Competition in Furnishing Textiles.
Large plain weave sample woven with fine cotton threads in dark blue, light blue, silver blue, coral, and dark green, and finer multi-coloured threads. With a pattern of vertical stripes and bands, some of them with a puckered effect.
Large double-faced hanging in twill weave with a design of vertical stripes in the upper half and aquarium fish behind a grid in the lower half. Woven in cream-coloured thread with a glittering effect, and black threads to create the design. It also has grommets for hanging.
Large weaving sample with a design of different patterns of stripes and bands in three distinctive sections. Woven in plain weave with fine cotton threads in shades of blue, and leaving the warp threads as fringe. The supplementary wefts of frayed red ribbons and fine cotton thread in yellow and orange are woven in twill weave and form the different patterns.
Woven wall hanging in plain weave with black yarn and loose supplementary warps and wefts in yellow, orange, red, green and black thinner yarn and ribbons of black plastic (possible bin bags). These supplementary warps and wefts form two vertical bands with a puckered effect. The warps are knotted and left long as fringes.
Long multi-coloured banner. Wefts and warps in shades of purple, orange, pink, green, yellow, grey and brown form an abstract design of gradated colours on a cream-coloured background. The warps have been left long in the lower edge and turned into a fringe.
Double-faced weaving sample with a geometric design of repeating bands of chevron-like figures. Woven with cotton thread in shades of blue and purple with supplementary warps in bright orange shades forming the pattern. A label is attached to the item which reads 'Samanth Goates, 1990', however, this is a misattribution.
Double-faced fabric, in an even, regular weave. Grid design on a cream background in rectangles of red, orange, yellow and three shades of blue, with colour gradations in some parts of the design. It also has been quilted to add texture and weight to the lower half of the banner.
Double-faced weaving sample in fine cotton thread. Cream-coloured warps and wefts interwoven with multicoloured wefts in red, pink, blue, green, black, and white, that form eight different sections with abstract patterns. Warps and wefts have been left long as fringe.
Closely woven cotton fabric with printed warp threads and jagged design of subtle gradations in colour from orange through to red, blue, green to orange again. Second section with contrasting weft colours and regular pale yellow wefts giving a striped effect in shades of orange, pink, green and blue. Thicker cream coloured yarn has been introduced to form a line and zig zag geometric design over the coloured weave. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Textile conservation was completed in 2019.
Two-faced plain weave sample with fringe. The face consists of fabric ribbons of a satin weave green fabric and a coarse open weave fabric in purple, blue and yellow. The reverse is woven with red yarn and the same coarse open weave fabric in purple, blue and yellow.
Closely woven, double-faced, padded fabric in a grid like repeat pattern in plain weave which has been edged with a pale green cotton fabric. It has a central slash opening, probably created to fit as a protective cover. Woven in cream, three shades of green and two of pink, the boxes of coloured stripes are raised over padding to give a quilted effect. On the reverse, the padded squares are self coloured, separated by striped rectangles.
Weaving sample made with warps consisting of purple yarn and fine green cotton thread, and wefts of pink leather ribbons and fine orange cotton thread. Warps and wefts are woven in sections of tightly woven or open weave vertical bands.
Weaving sample made with warps consisting of green cords and fine orange cotton thread, and wefts of green leather ribbons, as well as supplementary strings of silver-coloured beads. Warps and wefts are woven in sections of tightly woven or open weave vertical bands.
Plain weave sample woven with coarse woollen yarn in shades of grey, orange, and purple. Supplementary wefts of loosely spun thick woollen yarn in shades of purple, orange and cream is used to create a pattern of raised diagonal blocks.
Weaving sample made with warps consisting of green cords and fine orange cotton thread, and wefts of green leather ribbons, as well as supplementary feathers and strings of silver-coloured beads. Warps and wefts are woven in sections of tightly woven or open vertical weave bands.
Weaving sample made with warps consisting of light blue yarn and fine light purple cotton thread, and wefts of dark pink leather ribbons. It also has supplementary strings of metallic-coloured beads, and two types of interwoven feathers. Warps and wefts are woven in sections of tightly woven or open weave bands.
Weaving sample made with warps consisting of green cords and fine orange cotton thread, and horizontal sections woven with wefts of reddish pink leather ribbons or strings of dark orange beads. It also has supplementary feathers. Warps and wefts are woven in sections of tightly woven or open weave vertical bands.
Weaving sample made with warps consisting of green cords and fine orange cotton thread, and wefts of light green leather ribbons and strings of brown beads. It also has supplementary feathers. Warps and wefts are woven in sections of tightly woven or open weave vertical bands.
Two-faced fabric with fine grey and beige warp threads and a coral pink and loosely twisted cream thicker gauge weft. One face in a plaid design of twill and plain weave with bands of coral and cream on a grey background. On the other face, the cream weft threads have been deliberately cut and fringed to form bands of texture against the closely woven grey and coral background.
Two-faced plain weave sample with fringe. The face consists of ribbons of satin weave purple fabric and loose weave fabric in green, light purple and pink. The reverse, green and dark purple yarn and ribbons of the same loose weave fabric in green, light purple and pink.
Tightly woven single faced fabric in a cream mercerised cotton with supplementary single ply coloured weft threads incorporated in blocks to form a zig zag and line, creating a geometric pattern running across the sample.
Tightly woven single-faced fabric in cream mercerised cotton with supplementary 2 ply coloured weft threads incorporated in blocks to form a zig zag and line, creating a geometric pattern running across the sample.
Double-faced woven sample in fine wool yarn with a grid-like design of coloured blocks and stripes on a black background. Black fine yarn warps and wefts woven in plain weave, with supplementary fine yarn wefts in shades of orange, purple, blue, grey and cream creating the pattern.
Double-faced woven sample with fine brown woollen yarn warps and a design of two distinctive horizontal sections. One section is plain weave with wefts of fine dark yellow and blue woollen yarn with bands of twill weave in fine bright yellow yarn. The other section consists of twill weave with wefts of loosely spun multicoloured wool yarn (mostly dark yellow).
Tightly woven single-faced fabric with black warp threads, and wefts in shades of blue, teal, purple, brown, grey and pink. Weft threads are lusterous and may be silk. Geometric design with chevrons, diamonds and other repeats in bands of pattern in a grid like format.