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Banner

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.

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Banner

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.

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c1970s-1980s

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.

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Embroidery

Brown, red, blue and gold coloured thread embroidered on a white cotton ground, with white wool part knitted, part caught down with thread. Red edged and mounted in white card.

Wells, Holson Kate

Embroidery

Padded and embroidered ice-cream cone design in shades of cream and yellow on a cream background with painted colour. Cream card mount.

Wells, Holson Kate

Fabric Development

Finished textile samples mounted to board reading 'curtain design'. On the reverse a RSA Design Bursaries competition label identifies this as entry no. 969, 1980, for furnishing fabrics.

Wilson, Alexa

Fabric Development

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.

Wilkinson, Joanne

Hanging

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.

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Wall Hanging

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.

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Weaving Sample

Double-faced evenly woven fabric in bands of geometric design in ochre, red, marron, blue and green. Distinctive arrowhead band repeats every few rows in different colourways.

Jardine, Norah

Weaving Sample

Evenly woven cream woollen fabric, with different gauges of yarn and simple variation in weave type to create bands of pattern and texture.

Wajerski, Elizabeth

Weaving Sample

Brightly coloured evenly woven fabric of blue and light purple warp and lime green, red, yellow and deep purple weft. Geometric design of stripes created by different colours and weave types.

Jardine, Norah

Weaving Sample

Single-faced tightly woven cotton fabric, predominantly cream, with warp central band and selvedges in dark blue. Zig-zag, audio graph style pattern of coloured bands and barcode style blocks of coloured plain weaving contrast with the cream background.

Neil, Claire

Weaving Sample

Sample woven in basketweave with fine white thread. Supplementary weft cords made of pink or blue yarn, white fabric ribbons and metallic-like threads form a pattern of stripes.

Crossan, Kathryn

Weaving Sample

Open weave cream fabric in different gauges of yarn including chenille. Loose basket weave to form an open grid design in two sections, one section with heavier bands of weft threads.

MacPherson, Sandra

Weaving Sample

Tightly woven pile weave sample in fine cream-coloured yarn. The warps have been dyed or printed before weaving with bands of diagonal lines in pink, blue, yellow, green, purple and red. The cut pile ends form a lattice pattern.

Carnie, Bruce

Weaving Sample

Double-faced weaving sample in plain weave and bastketweave with geometric design in bands. Woven in shades of green, orange, red and blue wool yarn.

McBride, Marina

Weaving Sample

Double-faced twill weave sample forming a pattern of vertical stripes. Woven with different types of yarn, threads and ribbons in orange, pink, yellow, light blue, brown, red, white, as well as supplementary wefts made of satin weave blue fabric ribbons.

Maclean, Derek B S

Weaving Sample

Double-faced smooth woven fabric in shades of orange, green and claret. Shaded green warp threads, varying weave pattern to create banded geometric design.

Clyde, Norma

Weaving Sample

Cream-coloured woven sample with design of bands or stripes in beige, brown, light purple or light blue cotton thread or loosely spun cream-coloured wool, alternating between different textile weaves.

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Weaving Sample

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.

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Weaving Sample

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.

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Weaving Sample

Loosely woven two-faced fabric with organza ribbons in purple and green and loose weave cotton ribbons in pink and green. Reverse shows supporting weave of green and dark blue wool.

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Weaving Sample

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.

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Weaving Sample

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.

Cunningham, Lin

Weaving Sample

Two faced woollen fabric in cream and light brown shades with bands of geometric pattern created by different weave types and subtle gradations in colour between bands.

Wajerski, Elizabeth

Weaving Sample

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.

Blair, Alison

Weaving Sample

Single-faced neatly woven fabric in shades of light gold, sand, grey and teal. Occasional mercerised light gold warp yarns give the fabric a slight lustre and twisted two colour yarn also introduced to contribute to pattern.

Maclean, Derek B S

Weaving Sample

Sample woven with cotton threads and long-haired mohair-like yarn in shades of yellow and green that form a design of bands. On the face side some of the long-haired yellow yarn has been pulled to create a pattern of serrated diagonals.

MacLaughland, Inez

Weaving Sample

Double-faced fabric woven in four sections, with cream warp threads and stripes of beige, light brown, grey, blue, and pink yarns used in sections of the weft, creating a patchwork effect of striped and plain coloured blocks.

Horn, Jean

Weaving Sample

Woollen woven sample in shades of cream, grey and black of possibly undyed yarn. Combinations of plain weave and twill weave form different bands of geometric design.

Whittle, Rhona

Weaving Sample

Cream and blue woven fabric with small coloured squares of material caught in pockets beween the two faces. Pockets separated by a blue grid pattern of twill and plain weave.

Whittle, Rhona

Weaving Sample

Black and rainbow coloured woven fabric with single strands of coloured thread, in bands of six, forming a lattice with closely woven sections behind. Thick black stripes running on the warp make a regular repeat.

Whittle, Rhona

Weaving Sample

Tightly woven fabric with warp threads in shades of blue and green, with weft in browns, rust and old gold in a geometric design with bands of different weaving patterns.

Paterson, Ann

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