Alice Hindson archive

Scope and Content

The archive consists of

  • Weaving notebooks
  • Mounted block prints
  • Micellaneous papers and documents

Administrative / Biographical History

Alice Hindson started drawloom weaving in the 1920's .

She was the author of Designer's Drawloom: an introduction to Drawloom Weaving and Repeat Pattern Planning published by Faber and Faber in 1958  and described the use of the shaft drawloom developed by Luther Hooper.


The archive material is arranged in the original order in which it was deposited at the CSC.

Conditions Governing Access

The archival material may be viewed by appointment only.


This entry was compiled by Becky Lyle, Submissions Officer for the project and by Jean Vacher, Collections Manager at the Crafts Study Centre. The biographical information was written by Frances Lord.

Other Finding Aids

There are no finding aids available for this archive.

Conditions Governing Use

The photocopying of archival material is not allowed. Written permission must be sought before any archival material is published.

Appraisal Information

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