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Tapestry - Pink Horse and Fried Egg

Pink Horse and Fried Egg

  • Object:

    Tapestry

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1979-1980 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rogoyska, Marta (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-woven wool and cotton

  • Museum number:

    T.54-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Marta Rogoyska studied Fine Art at Leeds University and Tapestry at the Royal College of Art (1973-76). She has exhibited widely with solo shows at Centaur Gallery in London and Ligne Roset in Paris, and participated in group exhibitions including 'Contemporary British Tapestry' at the Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts in Norwich. Rogoyska's work is in a number of public and private collections including City of Leeds Museums, the Centaur Gallery and the BBC, as well as the V&A. She has also worked on tapestry commissions for Castle Howard.

Rogoyska finds the process of weaving both physically and intellectually demanding, stating 'I see its affinities with life so much, balancing on this crazy tightrope, trying to be intelligent about the future, learn from the past and very much involved in the present.'

Physical description

Tapestry made of hand-woven wool and cotton. With a pink horse.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1979-1980 (made)

Artist/maker

Rogoyska, Marta (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-woven wool and cotton

Dimensions

Length: 94 cm, Width: 92 cm

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 1985/2.

Descriptive line

Tapestry 'Pink Horse and Fried Egg' made of hand-woven wool and cotton, designed and made by Marta Rogoyska, England, 1979-1980.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Sutton, Ann. British Craft Textiles, 1985

Labels and date

Marta Rogoyska studied Fine Art at Leeds University and Tapestry at the Royal College of Art (1973-6). She has exhibited widely and her work is in a number of public and private collections. Rogoyska finds the process of weaving both physically and intellectually demanding, stating 'I see its affinities with life so much, balancing on this crazy tightrope, trying to be intelligent about the future, learn from the past and very much involved in the present'. [09/01/2008]

Materials

Wool (textile); Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Hand weaving

Subjects depicted

Horse

Categories

Tapestry; Textiles

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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