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    Title of Textile:25 Years of Peacemaking
    Maker: Women Together collective
    Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
    Year Produced: 1995
    Size (cm): 240cm x 240cm
    Materials: Different fabrics hand and machine quilted onto backing material
    Type of Textile: Quilt

    Founded in 1970, at a time when violence and civil unrest from The Troubles were at their height, "Women Together" united protestant and catholic women in working for peace and a better life in Northern Ireland. Over the years it has tirelessly worked to end sectarian violence in Northern Ireland, give support to victims of violence, allow women a voice in society and create a society rooted in mutual understanding and respect for diversity.This quilt, one of three made by the group, was made by thirty women from Ireland and beyond, in the context of the 25th Anniversary of "Women Together" (1970 - 1995).

    Owner: Pat Campbell
    Location: Northern Ireland
    Original / Replica: Original
    Photographer: Colin Peck

    Textile exhibited at: Threads of Life: Quilts and arpilleras that speak out, 16/10/2009 - 1/11/2009

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