Item TSW/98 - Weaving Sample

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Weaving Sample


  • 1980s (Creation)

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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.

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Lin Cunningham studied at GSA in the mid 1980s and modelled in the 1984 and 1985 fashion shows. She was awarded the Incorporation of Weavers Educational Travel Grant in session 1985-86.

Lin went on to work with Pringle fabric manufacturer in 1988 and in 2005 was working in theatre. Her mother is Sandie Gardner, GSA alumna and former lecturer.

Sources: GSA Annual Report 1985-86 and 1987-88 GOV/1/12; Scottish Art Scene; The Herald

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Textile, and card

Dimensions: 593 x 740 mm

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