Curtain, Susan Riley

Curtain, Susan Riley

Curtain
Susan Riley
Needlework Development Scheme
United Kingdom
1959
Machined embroidered organdie with plastic ribbon
Museum no. CIRC.293-1962

Susan Riley was a student of Berly Dean. Her work was figurative and closely detailed, reminiscent of fine pen drawing. Riley designed a number of ecclesiastical projects for Beryl Dean's embroidery class at Hammersmith College of Art and Building, including a cope and mitre for St Paul's Cathederal and The Hammersmith Cope.