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Ruth Ewan: ‘I will eat the shuttle ere I reveal the secrets of the craft’


Artists, Weavers + Tufters

‘I will eat the shuttle ere I reveal the secrets of the craft’, 2012
Ruth Ewan
Tufted by Jonathan Cleaver
176 × 154cm
Edition 1/8


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Carpets of Distinction was a collection of new works curated by Panel that explored connections between the spheres of art and craft and the mass-produced culture of industrial design. Carpets of Distinction also created a unique partnership between seven contemporary artists who worked in collaboration with Dovecot weaver and rug maker Jonathan Cleaver to create a new collection of limited edition hand–tufted rugs. Ruth Ewan was one such artists who worked with Cleaver, as part of this project, to translate her design into rug tufted wool.


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