Navy and Red Boro Boro Throw

Liz Clay
£1,750
Navy And Red Boro Boro Throw by textile artist Liz Clay is a decorative piece that combines traditional and contemporary hand-felting techniques.

Beautifully tactile, this richly coloured throw is inspired by Boro Boro textiles and Indian Kantha blankets. Created using traditional hand-pleating techniques, this piece was created by experimenting with scale and it reveals the beauty and potential of hand-pleated felt cloth.
Material: Wool, silk, cashmere, cotton muslin
Dimensions: Height: 185cm, Width: 105cm
Care Instructions: Gently hand wash in lukewarm water
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Process

Liz utilises a contemporary felt making process called ‘nuno’ felt, a hand technique which bonds wool fibres into sheer fabric such as silk and fine cotton gauze. Liz customises the surface using painstaking pleating techniques to reveal sumptuous textures within the material.
The Maker Liz Clay Textile Artist - South West England

Textile Artist Liz Clay is renowned for her hand-felted textiles often used in haute couture, as well as her one-off pieces for private commissions. Having studied textiles at Bath School of Art and Design, Liz continues to study innovative felt-making techniques and the creative potential of British 'waste' wool for fine craft felt making. Her work is held in the collections of Givenchy, Balenciaga, the Crafts Council and Bradford College Textile Archive.