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Photograph - Anita Apinis-Herman at Work, Australia, circa 1992 Reg. No: MM 103118
- Image showing the Latvian weaver, Anita Apinis-Herman at work at her table loom. Anita was an original participant in the Contemporary Craft and Cultural Identity Project in 1992. She is second generation Latvian weaver, she was taught by her mother Anna and then undertook further training at the Melbourne College of Textiles. Table looms are designed to take up less space but can offer 4, 8 or 12-shafts which allows the weaver to produce very complex designs.
- Colour Photograph.
- Description Of Content:
- Image showing Latvian weaver, Anita Apinis-Herman at work at her table loom.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Museum of Victoria
|Tagged with:||artworks, cultural identity, handcrafts, latvian communities, latvian immigration, artistic practices, weaving|
|Themes this item is part of:||Immigration & Artistic Practice Collection, Anna Apinis, Latvian Migrant & Weaver, 1950, Cultural Diversity Collection, Images & Image Making Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CULTURAL IDENTITY|
|Secondary Classification:||Ethnicity - Creative Practice|
|Date Depicted:||circa 1992|
|Person Depicted:||Mrs Anita Apinis-Herman, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1992|
|Photographer:||Ms Deborah Tout-Smith - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, 1992|