Series DC 093/1 - Student work

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DC 093/1


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  • c1950-1998 (Creation)

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  • DC 093/1/1-3 Shift dress, jacket and printed coat made from sackcloth by Elizabeth (Betty) Sinclair (nee Stewart) for the GSA Fashion Shows c1950-52.
  • DC 093/1/4 Coat of woven material, designed and woven by Betty Myerscough in the Weaving Department for her Diploma show in 1954 and included in the 1954 fashion show
  • DC 093/1/5-8 Two dresses, plus one top and skirt made by Judith MacKechnie, 1975
  • DC 093/1/9-11 Two 'Penny Daintee' dresses printed and made by Sheila R McDonald, 1st year Textile Design, in 1977, plus 1 x original design sketch for these dresses
  • DC 093/1/12-16 Outfit comprising: printed beige georgette kimono coat and jodpurs; satin sash; satin strapless sequin top; satin pillbox hat and veil; made by Elizabeth (Lyz) Armstrong in 1979
  • DC 093/1/17-19 Black, white and grey graphic lace print tiered skirt; black 'teddy' cami bodysuit with graphic lace print trim; and a black cotton seer sucker petticoat made by Elizabeth (Lyz) Armstrong in 1978.
  • DC 093/1/20-21 Two items by Mary-Ann Chatterton, to be worn as male skirts, from the 1998 fashion show held at The Tramway, Glasgow. One yellow tulle with yellow lace waistband, red tie around waist and red thread at hem. Label inside waistband band that reads 'Chatterton centre back'. One large woven length of red fabric speckled with white featuring orange half-circle at one side and decorative coarse red thread stitches.

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(fl 1950-1952)

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(fl 1954)

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(fl 1975)

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(fl 1977)

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(fl 1970s-)

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Lyz Armstrong studied Printed Textiles at GSA from 1975 and designed garments for the 1978 fashion show. She then trained in teaching and business management. In 2011 Lyz became a faculty instructor in Textile Design, at The Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She has also designed and developed products for a wide range of clients.

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(fl 1998-)

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Mary-Ann Chatterton is a textile designer and an alumna of Glasgow School of Art.

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GB 1694 DC 093/1

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition


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