Fuller's teasels threaded on to wire and dyed back using Indian ink. The basket is then filled with a bushel's worth of teasels. In Somerset, historical records show that Fuller's teasels were sometimes used to pay tithes.
Gather-ing Commission for Somerset Art Works and the Somerset National Trust for site specific work at Stoke Sub Hamdon Priory, Somerset. Curated by Craftspace.

  • Dimensions: H52 x W85 x D27
  • Contexts: Commission , Exhibition
  • Artforms: Basketry
  • Tags: Fuller's teasels, Dipsacus sativus, the hooked teasel, The Priory Stoke sub Hamdon, Somerset National Trust, Somerset Art Works, Craftspace, tithe barns