Item TSW/36 - Weaving Sample

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Weaving Sample


  • 1978-1979 (Creation)

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Cream-coloured plain weave sample woven with yarn and bouclé yarn that create a geometric pattern. The warps have been dyed or printed before weaving with different shapes (circles, squares, crosses) in yellow, light purple, light blue and pink, that form a grid-like design after weaving.

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(fl c1970s-)

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Bruce Carnie studied Embroidery and Woven Textiles at GSA from 1975 and designed garments for the 1978 fashion show. He was awarded a maintenance scholarship for a further four terms at Glasgow and the Royal Society of Arts Industrial Bursary for Furnishing Textiles, in session 1978-79.
He then received a Masters of Art (Textiles and Fashion) from Manchester Metropolitan University and a PhD in Design (Design Management) from the University of South New Wales (Sydney). He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA). Bruce has worked as a teacher in several countries including Australia and as a textile designer. As at July 2017, he is a lecturer and programme leader in Textile Design, in the School of Design at the University of Leeds.

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Dimensions: 300 x 375 mm

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