Embroidery (visual works)

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Apron

Portuguese. Part of peasant costume. Closely woven in red wool on white warp. Geometric design in bright colours in loom embroidery - extra weft pulled up in loops on the surface Yellow braid waistband, and pink braid edges.

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Apron

British. Scallop-edged cream taffeta apron. Silk and metal threads. Symmetrical floral design incorporating metal thread areas padded with cord. Extensive use of pearl and sequins. Framed.

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Armchair cover

Rectangular yellow armchair cover. Thought to be by Ann Macbeth. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Textile conservation was completed in 2019.

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Bedspread

Embroidered bedspread of linen with applique. The technique, lettering and choice of inscription are typical of Jessie Newbery's work. From the wear on the stitching of the inscription it is obvious that the bedspread has been in regular use. The heart shaped applique motifs are unfaded round the edges and there is evidence that the blue silk Inscribed: "God knows and/what he knows/is well and best/ the darkness/hideth not from/him but glows/clear as the/morning or the/evening rose/of east or west".

Bible marker

Dull blue/green corded silk embroidered at each end. Thought to be by Ann Macbeth (the use of these particular strong shades of magenta and turquoise are distinctive of Macbeth's work at this time).

Not available / given

Binder of canvas work samples

Black and white patterned ring binder containing 7 samples of canvas work showing different stitches and patterns:

  1. Sample with yellow, gray, brown and green wool

  2. Sample with black, peach, blue and olive green wool

  3. Sample with bright pink, blue and yellow wool

  4. Sample with black, brown, white and light green wool

  5. Sample with black, yellow, white and blue wool

  6. Sample with dark red, blue, dark green and white wool

  7. Sample with dark green, acid yellow, peach and blue wool

Mackie, Mary

Binder of canvas work samples

Black ring binder containing 11 samples of canvas work showing different stitches and patterns:

  1. Sample with bright pink, red, brown and blue wool

  2. Sample with pale pink, dark brown and mint green wool

  3. Sample with pink, beige and brown wool

  4. Sample with red, brown and pale green wool

  5. Sample with gray, yellow and brown wool

  6. Sample with yellow, mauve, brown and dark green

  7. Sample with bright green, olive green, brown and gray wool

  8. Sample with pale pink, gray, and very dark green wool

  9. Sample with pink, dark green and yellow wool

  10. Sample with red, green, white and brown wool

  11. Sample with bright pink, pale yellow, white and black wool

Mackie, Mary

Blue card folder - Assisi Work

Small blue card folder with a handwritten label 'Assisi Work'. It contains a handwritten explanation of the technique and materials, the pattern design for two birds and a tree in pen and ink on graph paper, and the worked textile in blue and white.

Mackie, Mary

Blue card folder - Canvas Work

Small blue card folder with the handwritten label 'Canvas Work'. It contains a handwritten explanation of the technique and materials, the pattern design for nine squares with different styles and stitches in pen and ink on graph paper, and the worked textile in blue, green, red and black on white canvas.

Mackie, Mary

Blue card folder - Cross Stitch

Small blue card folder with the handwritten label 'Cross Stitch'. It contains a handwritten explanation of the technique and materials, the pattern design for a peacock in pen and ink on graph paper, and the worked textile in blue thread on white cloth.

Mackie, Mary

Blue card folder - Drawn Fabric

Small blue card folder with the handwritten label 'Drawn Fabric'. It contains a handwritten explanation of the technique and materials, the pattern design for nine squares in pen and ink on graph paper, and the worked textile.

Mackie, Mary

Blue card folder - Embroidery

Small blue card folder with the hand-label 'Embroidery'. It contains a handwritten explanation of the technique and materials, the pattern design for nine squares in pen and ink on graph paper, and the worked textile in blue, white, red, black and green.

Mackie, Mary

Blue card folder - Patchwork

Small blue card folder with the hand-written label Patchwork. It contains a handwritten explanation of the technique and materials, the pattern design with different shapes in white paper glued into the folder, and the worked textile in patterned fabric with blue, green, red, black and white.

Mackie, Mary

Broken Diamonds

Framed embroidery of geometric design with orange, pink, purple, blue, and green thread on a purple background. Back of frame has label from "The Present Gallery, 16 Broomgate, Lanark", stating artist "Margaret McFarlane" and title of work "Broken Diamonds".

McFarlane, Margaret

Canvas samples card

Card with 5 different samples of canvas attached, each identifed in handwriting underneath.

Mackie, Mary

Child's Dress

Yugoslavian. Sleeveless dress with side seams and hem decorated with red, blue and black embroidery. Tasselled braid belt. From Bosnia. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Textile conservation was completed in 2019.

Not available / given

Cream Curtain

Cream pleated top curtain with an embroidered design of flowers and leaves. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Textile conservation was completed in 2019.

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Cream Curtain

Cream pleated top curtain with an embroidered design of flowers and leaves. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Textile conservation was completed in 2019.

Not available / given

Cream Curtain

Cream pleated top curtain with an embroidered design of flowers and leaves. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Textile conservation was completed in 2019.

Not available / given

Cream Curtain

Cream pleated top curtain with an embroidered design of flowers and leaves. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Textile conservation was completed in 2019.

Not available / given

Cupid and Psyche

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 23rd May 2014. Composition of embroidered fruit and flowers (as triptych). In original frame. Design made for Longcroft, Helensburgh.

Hamilton, Margaret

Cushion

Scottish. Commemorating the Festival of Britain. Design suggests a firework display. In white and coloured embroidery on blue background. Names of designer, Robert Stewart and embroiderer, Kathleen Whyte in small motif on the back.

Stewart, Robert

Cushion cover

Scottish. Crewel work on natural linen. Basket of flowers motif, worked predominently in shades of green, orange and pink. Woollen fringe. Has label from G.S.A. Needlework Exhibition of 1916. Designed by Mrs. Newbery (Jessie Newbery). Worked by Mrs. Rowat (her aunt), Glasgow.

Newbery, Jessie Wylie

Cushion cover

Square cushion cover with simple wreath, trellis, Glasgow style roses and leaves, in shades of pale green, cream and pink. Includes chain, satin and cretan stiching, French knots and couching.

Not available / given

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