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    'The Bridge, Carnlough', by Selene Cruttenden. (Photo: Deborah Stockdale)
    'The Bridge, Carnlough', by Selene Cruttenden. (Photo: Deborah Stockdale)


    Title of Textile:The Bridge, Carnlough
    Maker: Selene Cruttenden, 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 we see the bridge in Carnlough town centre, which links the harbour area to the mountains and the Tullyoughter limestone quarry, which opened in 1890 and was a major source of employment in the area. The railway line which transported the limestone from quarry to harbour, for export, is also a prominent feature of this arpillera.

    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

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