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Maides Coign

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About this project

Maides Coign was woven insitu at East Riddlesden Hall, a National Trust property in West Yorkshire whilst I was an Artist in Residence there.

It was inspired by an inscription that referred to daughters as cornerstones, and I wanted to capture something of the stresses and strength the role of daughters within families can carry. The tapestry was woven using hand-dyed wool. The finished size is approximately 148 x 190 cm. The tapestry was subsequently purchased for the hall.

Pricing

£150 — £2500

Keywords

hand-dyed, hand-woven, tapestry

Disciplines

Textiles, Traditional

Materials

Textiles
Maides Coign Tapestry
Photographer: Chrissie Freeth
Completed tapestry.
Maides Coign in progress
Photographer: Chrissie Freeth
The Maides Coign tapestry in the process of being woven. The loom is made out of scaffolding.
Maides Coign Detail
Photographer: Chrissie Freeth
Detail of Maides Coign tapestry during the process of weaving showing the textured surface.

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