Monday, 17 June 2024

Textile Details

'The Hills of Carnlough', by Patricia McCormick. (Photo: Deborah Stockdale)
'The Hills of Carnlough', by Patricia McCormick. (Photo: Deborah Stockdale)


Title of Textile:The Hills of Carnlough
Maker: Patricia McCormick, Carnlough group
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

Here Patricia depicts the beauty and stillness of the natural landscape around Carnlough. For her it is: “Peaceful and beautiful and ever changing with the seasons, I call it home now.”

Patricia created this arpillera in one of the workshops that took place as part of the associated activities during the exhibition 'Stitching and Unstitching the Troubles I and II', 2012/2013.

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
Enduring Life: Arpillera Voices, 11/05/2016 - 15/07/2016

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