Mairet, Ethel (1872–1952)

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Mairet, Ethel (1872–1952)

English weaver . Born in 1872; died in 1952; married Philip Mairet (second husband).

Inspired by a visit to Ceylon (1903–06), Ethel Mairet began studying with Charles Robert Ashbee and the Guild of Handcrafts. By 1911, she was weaving in Devon, before establishing Gospels, her Ditchling-based workshop in Sussex. Gospels became a worldwide hub for weavers.

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