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The sculpture was the idea of local resident Stella Carrington, who had been a jute weaver in her early years. She had campaigned that jute workers should be recognised for their contribution to Dundee. She sought funding from Asda who were building a new store locally. The artist Malcolm Robertson describes the work as, ‘A memorial to the hard-working women and children of Dundee's bygone jute industry on which the city's fortunes were founded.
bronze & weathering steel
funded by Asda as part of Dundee City Council's Percent for Public Art policy
Dundee District Council
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