Leaden

Dictionary definition of Leaden Lose the coffin reference… and the above screen-shot from my computer dictionary seems quite an apposite description for the current state of affairs. Recovering from long hours in the studio and emerging from the white winter onslaughts, I now feel able to catch up a little here with the woven lead images promised quite a while ago. These were developed after studying Egyptian plain weave linen fragments in the stores at the V&A. These detail photographs were taken by Jerry Hardman-Jones in Yorkshire and Peter Kelleher in the Museum’s photography department. I hope you enjoy the lead*en*ness of these images.  Sue Lawty, Lead weave 2 (detail); Lead weave 1 (detail); Lead weave 5 (detail)Sue Lawty, Lead Weave 2 detail, Photo Peter Kelleher, V&ASue lawty, Lead Weave 2 detail. Photo Peter Kelleher, V&A  - Click to enlarge Sue lawty, Lead Weave 2 detail. Photo Peter Kelleher, V&A  - Click to enlarge Sue lawty, Lead Weave 2 detail. Photo Peter Kelleher, V&A  - Click to enlarge Sue lawty, Lead Weave 2 detail. Photo Peter Kelleher, V&A  - Click to enlarge Sue lawty, Lead Weave 2 detail. Photo Peter Kelleher, V&A  - Click to enlarge Sue lawty, Lead Weave 2 detail. Photo Peter Kelleher, V&A  - Click to enlarge Click thumbnails for larger versions.


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