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    'Ely Farners' market', by Linda Adams. (Photo: Martin Melaugh)
    'Ely Farners' market', by Linda Adams. (Photo: Martin Melaugh)


    Title of Textile:Ely Farmers' Market
    Maker: Linda Adams
    Country of Origin: England
    Year Produced: 2008c
    Size (cm): 42cm x 29cm
    Materials: Scraps of recycled material and embroidery, including plastic, hand sewn onto a fabric backing
    Type of Textile: Arpillera

    Here Linda invites us to view the fare on offer at the thriving farmers' market of Ely, near her home in Cambridge, England. Using a variety of craft techniques and skills, she presents these markets, which are becoming increasingly popular, as a focal point in community life, a guardian of traditional crafts and a source of locally produced wholesome food.

    Owner: Conflict Textiles collection
    Location: Argentina (Ana Zlatkes)
    Original / Replica: Original
    Photographer: Martin Melaugh

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