Friday, 19 July 2024

Textile Details

Northern Ireland arpillera: Ballymoney Bombing. (Photo: Deborah Stockdale)
Northern Ireland arpillera: Ballymoney Bombing. (Photo: Deborah Stockdale)


Title of Textile:Ballymoney Bombing
Maker: Lorna Archibald, Focus on Families, Ballysally, Coleraine
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Year Produced: 2013
Size (cm): 30cm x 50cm
Materials: A mixture of natural and man made fabrics on a natural fabric backing
Type of Textile: Arpillera

Shops in flames on the main street of Ballymoney, is how Lorna remembers the bombing in 1972. Following the evacuation warning, one of the shopkeepers, a woman, turned back with fatal consequences.

Owner: Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Museum Collection
Location: Coleraine Museum, Northern Ireland
Original / Replica: Original
Photographer: Deborah Stockdale
Provenance: Conflict Textile facilitated workshops, as part of "Stitching and Unstitching The Troubles" phase 1 & 2, 2012/2013.

Textile exhibited at: Stitching and Unstitching The Troubles-phase 2, 13/04/2013 - 29/06/2013
Stitching and Unstitching The Troubles II, 6/12/2013 - 22/02/2014

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