Item NMC/1962B - 'Homage to the Studio': Nails from Mackintosh Building, bound with tape

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'Homage to the Studio': Nails from Mackintosh Building, bound with tape


  • 2018 (Creation)

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Three rusty nails from the Mackintosh Building, bound with cotton rust-dyed tape. Inspired by the 2014 fire in the Mackintosh Building. Stored along with textiles (NMC/1962C & D) in presentation box (NMC/1962A).

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(fl 2015-)

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Erin McQuarrie graduated in Textile Design from The Glasgow School of Art in 2018. In 2018 she was awarded the Newbery Medal and jointly received the Incorporation of Bonnetmakers. Erin won a Fulbright Scholarship to undertake a Textiles MFA, at The New School, Parsons School of Design, NYC, U.S.A., 2019-2021.

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Donated by the artist, January 2019. Accession number JAC/284.

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Three iron nails bound with rust-dyed cotton tape.

Dimensions: 111 x 30 x 11 mm

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Presentation box (NMC/1962A), rust-dyed textiles (NMC/1962C & D)

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  • English



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