Anne Blinks Textile Study Collection


Measurements are of collapsed sizes, not stretched out.
Cat #     Description		              	                 Size

Catalog #'s 2, 3 and 7 are woven or knitted by Mary Frame, who was inspired by 
Anne's experiments and has pursued the collapse technique in her research.

 2      Sample, white Z handspun singles mohair with fine        11" x 112"
          brown S plied warp stripes; very fine S plied silk 
          or synthetic weft; one fringe end, one cut end

 3      Sample, knitted, white mohair singles, bands of Z and     4" x 4"
          S spun, causing strong tilt left & right; final band
          is two extremely fine strands of single ply thread  

 7      Sample, white mohair, lower half warp only overspun,      9" x 10"
          upper half, both warp and weft overspun; more 
          exagerated than #4

The following are two of Anne's samples, working out the "Ace Bandage", a Peruvian
Peruvian elastic crepe piece she found in the De Young Museum in the early 60's.

 8      Sample, merino wool singles, tabby weave, left half     10" x 52" 
          Z warp and weft, right half S warp and Z weft; more
          "creped" in left half, showing "hen tracks"
11        3 samples, alpaca, Peruvian elastic crepe 
   b        S & Z alternating warps, Z wefts, 3 cut edges        3.25 x 5"
   c        Other half of "b" (?), same as "b"                   3.25 x 5"
          Card attached to "b", in Anne's handwriting
          describing it

A project of the Santa Cruz Handweavers Guild
Keeper of the Box: Susan Moore-Orrett.

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Created January 2003