Dorothy Ablett gauze-weave samples

Scope and Content

5 samples of gauze-weave, woven at Ethel Mairet's workshop by Dorothy Ablett in 1952. Mounted in a file with notes and diagrams.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dorothy Ablett studied weaving on a technical course in the Textile Department, University of Nottingham, in 1942. She was a student at Ethel Mairet's workshop, 'Gospels' at Ditchling, 1950-1952.


The material has been kept in the original folder in which it was deposited at the CSC, but interleaved with acid-free tissue.

Access Information

Archive material may be viewed by appointment only.


This entry was compiled by Shirley Dixon, Crafts Study Centre Archivist, Nov 2020

Other Finding Aids

Catalogue on Crafts Study Centre database. A pdf copy is available on request.

Conditions Governing Use

Written permission must be sought before any archival material is published.

Appraisal Information

None timetabled.


None expected.

Related Material

Letters from Dorothy Ablett are among the correspondence pertaining to the biography of Ethel Mairet written by Margot Coatts, CSC/17/2/3