Item NMC/1571A - Wall hanging depicting Hebridean village

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Wall hanging depicting Hebridean village


  • c1950 (Creation)

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Wall hanging, L-R design shows street of houses with mountains behind, church, trees, stone cross, cows and shore with moon.
Design by Scottish artist Eric Lounsbach, worked by primary and secondary school children.

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This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.


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Wall hanging made of linen with applique in felt, linen, net, chenille with wool embroidery and a fringe. Original design in fold out hardback black book (NMC/1571B). Brightly coloured painted in gouache with crayon.

Dimensions: 453 x 1475 x 13 mm

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NMC/1571B is the design for the wall hanging.

NDS Bulletin 34 Buildings in Embroidery booklet featuring both the design and the wall hanging.

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