English Rose Tablecloth

Lora Avedian
£750
English Rose Tablecloth by multidisciplinary artist Lora Avedian, a functional design that makes the perfect dining accessory for a dinner party or afternoon tea.

English Rose Tablecloth by Lora Avedian. This piece pays homage to the types of roses that typically grow in gardens across the UK. Each piece is crafted from 100% linen cloth, featuring hand-embroidered roses with antique cords. Napkins not included.
Material: 100% linen cloth
Dimensions: Width: 137cm, Length: 165cm
Care Instructions: Occasional careful dusting with cloth
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Process

The roses are created using a hand embroidery technique called couching, where the thread or braid is attached to the surface of the fabric with a simple back stitch. The leaves are embroidered using a freehand embroidery machine, which are then cut out and placed onto the linen.
English Rose Tablecloth
The Maker Lora Avedian Textile Artist - London

Multidisciplinary artist Lora Avedian depicts elements of narrative through textile and craft processes, employing traditional embroidery and embellishment techniques to craft modern designs. Following a successful career in set design and embroidery, Lora was awarded a Masters in Mixed Media Textiles from the Royal College of Art in 2017. She favours slow processes, focusing on short run and bespoke projects, and prefers to use antique and one-off materials such as cords, braids and ribbons when creating her pieces.