Artwork : ArchiveNo00047

Silk Shirt Thread 1970s


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Artefact

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Contributor Name Sarah Warwick
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Location Wickham
Collection Date 07.10.07 10.55am
Artefact Name Silk Shirt Thread
Artefact Description It's been dyed, unravelled and stored in the bottom of her purse.
Artefact Date 1970s
Artefact Stored In purse. It travels a lot!
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Sample Taken Fibres
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History of Artefact It was Sarah's father's shirt. It was given as a birthday present. 'He was always given a silk shirt, half a pound of wine gums and 200 cigarettes.'
Historian John Stedman / Rosalinda Hardiman
Previous Owners Jack Abbott Hobson
Special Memories 'Father died when I was quite young and it reminds me of how he always wore a silk shirt (even when gardening). The feel of the thread from the shirt reminds me of him. I keep all the shirts that belonged to him and I re-use them.'
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