Long multi-coloured banner. Wefts and warps in shades of purple, orange, pink, green, yellow, grey and brown form an abstract design of gradated colours on a cream-coloured background. The warps have been left long in the lower edge and turned into a fringe.
Double-faced fabric, in an even, regular weave. Grid design on a cream background in rectangles of red, orange, yellow and three shades of blue, with colour gradations in some parts of the design. It also has been quilted to add texture and weight to the lower half of the banner.
Large plain weave sample woven with fine cotton threads in dark blue, light blue, silver blue, coral, and dark green, and finer multi-coloured threads. With a pattern of vertical stripes and bands, some of them with a puckered effect.
Fabric development board with drawings, weaving grid, picture of a tapestry showing the inspiration, blue-green textile with orange, maroon and lilac spot design all mounted on card, entitled Hospitality Fabrics.
Competition entry board for a curtain design, with pieces of woven and printed textile in earth colours and green on a cream background, a small watercolour and a weaving grid all mounted on card. On the reverse a RSA Design Bursaries competition label identifies this as entry no. 969, 1980, for furnishing fabrics.
Large double-faced hanging in twill weave with a design of vertical stripes in the upper half and aquarium fish behind a grid in the lower half. Woven in cream-coloured thread with a glittering effect, and black threads to create the design. It also has grommets for hanging.
Textile work by Glasgow School of Art students and staff, including examples of woven textiles, some of which are most likely to be submissions for degree shows, while others seem to be submissions for an RSA Bursary Competition. Some creators are known, others are yet to be identified.
Woven wall hanging in plain weave with black yarn and loose supplementary warps and wefts in yellow, orange, red, green and black thinner yarn and ribbons of black plastic (possible bin bags). These supplementary warps and wefts form two vertical bands with a puckered effect. The warps are knotted and left long as fringes.
Single-faced tightly woven cotton fabric, predominantly cream, with warp central band and selvedges in dark blue. Zig-zag, audio graph style pattern of coloured bands and barcode style blocks of coloured plain weaving contrast with the cream background.
Tightly woven pile weave sample in fine cream-coloured yarn. The warps have been dyed or printed before weaving with bands of diagonal lines in pink, blue, yellow, green, purple and red. The cut pile ends form a lattice pattern.
Double-faced twill weave sample forming a pattern of vertical stripes. Woven with different types of yarn, threads and ribbons in orange, pink, yellow, light blue, brown, red, white, as well as supplementary wefts made of satin weave blue fabric ribbons.
Two-faced fabric with fine grey and beige warp threads and a coral pink and loosely twisted cream thicker gauge weft. One face in a plaid design of twill and plain weave with bands of coral and cream on a grey background. On the other face, the cream weft threads have been deliberately cut and fringed to form bands of texture against the closely woven grey and coral background.
Closely woven, double-faced, padded fabric in a grid like repeat pattern in plain weave which has been edged with a pale green cotton fabric. It has a central slash opening, probably created to fit as a protective cover. Woven in cream, three shades of green and two of pink, the boxes of coloured stripes are raised over padding to give a quilted effect. On the reverse, the padded squares are self coloured, separated by striped rectangles.
Two-faced plain weave sample with fringe. The face consists of fabric ribbons of a satin weave green fabric and a coarse open weave fabric in purple, blue and yellow. The reverse is woven with red yarn and the same coarse open weave fabric in purple, blue and yellow.
Four sample weaves on card. One with sections with thick white wool weft. One ruched fabric caught with chevron stitches on blue and beige fabric. One with a geometric designed weave in peach, dark pink, teal, blue and gold. The final piece with open weave sections and bands of close woven tape in blue, grey and dark pink, with flat orange button decoration.
Double-faced, tightly woven sample with grid-like design of coloured squares arranged in bands on a black background. Woven in plain weave with yarn in shades of pink, purple, orange, blue, brown and black. This sample was entered by Alison Blair as her entry for the RSA's Industrial Design Bursaries Competition in Furnishing Textiles.
Single-faced neatly woven fabric in shades of light gold, sand, grey and teal. Occasional mercerised light gold warp yarns give the fabric a slight lustre and twisted two colour yarn also introduced to contribute to pattern.
Sample woven with cotton threads and long-haired mohair-like yarn in shades of yellow and green that form a design of bands. On the face side some of the long-haired yellow yarn has been pulled to create a pattern of serrated diagonals.
Double-faced fabric woven in four sections, with cream warp threads and stripes of beige, light brown, grey, blue, and pink yarns used in sections of the weft, creating a patchwork effect of striped and plain coloured blocks.
Black and rainbow coloured woven fabric with single strands of coloured thread, in bands of six, forming a lattice with closely woven sections behind. Thick black stripes running on the warp make a regular repeat.