Item TSW/35 - Weaving Sample

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Weaving Sample


  • 1987-1988 (Creation)

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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.

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(fl c1980s)

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Derek MacLean studied at GSA in the 1980s and modelled in the 1986 fashion show. Derek won a Design Bursary in the Bute Fabric competition and second equal prize in the Jonathan Thorpe Yarn Design Competition.
He went on to do an MA at the Royal College of Art and exhibited at home and overseas, in session 1987-88. As at July 2017, Derek is a Design Project Manager in Woven Textile in Glasgow, in Interior Design.

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Dimensions: 323 x 340 mm

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