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Machine-embroidered pictorial collage of picket line, entitled 'Avonmouth 1979' . Five figures standing next to an oil drum fire and a placard reading OFFICIAL PICKET. Grey city-scape ground.
Signed and dated bottom right hand corner

Exhibition label: Collage using net and gauze, denim and other fabrics, with machine embroidery. Highly expressive use of fabric texture and colour giving the subject (the Avonmouth Dock Strike of 1979) considerable intensity. The image derives from a television newscast.

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