Item TSW/99 - Weaving Sample

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TSW/99

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Weaving Sample

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  • 1980s (Creation)

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1 item

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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.

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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 http://scottish-art-scene.com/ZSAS%20Alexandra%20Gardner.pdf; The Herald https://tinyurl.com/ya2nbu8b

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Textile and card

Dimensions: 568 x 740 mm

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