Kid mohair cape concept drawing

Maker
1. Riverweaver (Cottage Industry)
2. Jenny Fraser
Production date
1985-2016
Description
Concept drawing of a kid mohair shawl with and without a hood.

Collection of samples and supporting material related to Riverweaver (Hamilton cottage industry) c.1985–2016. The industry was founded by Jenny Fraser in the early 1980s. She initially worked out of her home in the country, on countermarch looms, weaving all wool rugs using the fleece of her black and coloured sheep. She later moved the industry to Hamilton East on-the-river and hired up to eight craftswomen as contract weavers.

Riverweaver ~ New Zealand Natural Fibre Artist Originals
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Production date
1985-2016
Media/Materials
Pencil and ink on Paper
Measurements
297 x 211mm (H x W) Same for each item of paper.
Collection
Department collection type
Credit line
Gift of Jenny Fraser
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
2016/10/9

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