For Luck at Sea: "The Discoverie of Witchcraft", 1584 ("witches could sail in an eggshell")

 "The Discoverie of Witchcraft" was published in 1584 by Reginald Scot. It includes the first reference to the superstition that eggshells should be smashed, to prevent witches sailing out in them to raise storms and sink ships.


 Site-responsive work for 62 Group exhibition, "Ebb

& Flow", Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre, 2014.


Knotted tapestry

cotton, linen, synthetic yarns


24 x 36cm

Private collection