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    'The Millies', by Helen Heron. (Photo: unknown)
    'The Millies', by Helen Heron. (Photo: unknown)


    Title of Textile:The "Millies"
    Maker: Helen Heron
    Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
    Year Produced: 2010
    Size (cm): 38cm x 28cm
    Materials: scraps of material hand and machine sewn onto a fabric backing
    Type of Textile: Applique wall hanging

    This wall hanging depicts the life of women known as the "Millies" who worked in the linen Mills in Northern Ireland. The conditions were dusty, noisy and humid which of course impacted on women's health in due course

    Owner: Helen Heron
    Location: Northern Ireland
    Original / Replica: Original
    Photographer: Martin Melaugh

    Textile exhibited at: 'Arpilleras Aus Chile' -Eine Retrospektive, 6/05/2010 - 28/05/2010

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