JCR X KLH: COLOR MATS






ORIGIN
These decidedly colorful mats were designed in collaboration with textiles designer Kelly Lucero Hughes. Inspired by Scottish tartans, we sought to create a colorway that contrasts with the natural marsh grass.



PRODUCTION


- Marsh grass was gathered and processed
- Woven on a hand loom, process shown in the top right image

- Three different versions were made, one dyed with black MX dye


MATERIALS


Marsh grass, wool and cotton yarn



DIMENSIONS


38”L X 23”W












PROCESS



Gathering fresh marsh grass




Processing the marsh grass to be a usable weaving material




Drawing mapping out the tartan pattern




Weaving in process




Soaking in black dye




Photographed in situ