- 1840s-1850s (Creation)
Level of description
Content and Structure
Scope and content
A collection of 6 mounted boards with hand-drawn, hand-painted designs for shawls, featuring the Kashmir cypress cone or 'Paisley' pattern.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.
System of arrangement
Probably acquired by Glasgow School of Art to be used as teaching aids.
Physical Description and Conditions of Use
Conditions governing access
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Conditions governing reproduction
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Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of material.
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Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Designs are hand-drawn and hand-painted on paper and have been mounted on board for conservation reasons.
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Collection Historical Note
These designs would have been transferred to woodblocks for the printing of shawls. The designs would have been devised by freelance designers or in-house by a shawl manufacturer for sale to manufacturers. it is thought they were used by tutors at The Glasgow School of Art as teaching aids.
People and Organisations
- The Glasgow School of Art (Subject)
Genre access points
Level of detail
- Catalogued by Michelle Kaye, Archives and Collections Assistant, 10th January 2013. Archives Hub description updated by Michelle Kaye, Archives and Collections Assistant, 16th January 2013.
- Catalogue imported into Archon software and edited by Michelle Kaye, Archon Project Officer, June 2014.
- Catalogue exported from Archon and imported into AtoM during system migration, 2018-2019.
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