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    '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

    Textile exhibited at: Stitching and Unstitching The Troubles-phase 2, 13/04/2013 - 29/06/2013
    Stitching and Unstitching The Troubles exhibition II, 6/12/2013 - 22/02/2014
    Enduring Life: Arpillera Voices, 11/05/2016 - 15/07/2016

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