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Photograph - Anita Apinis-Herman at Work, Australia, circa 1992 Image 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
Discipline: History

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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
Tertiary Classification: weaving
Format: Photograph: Colour
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

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