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Sleeve

British. Pierced 'broderie anglaise' design of circles and flowers on lower half of sleeve and cuff. 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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Georgian Waistcoat

English. Fine white corded silk waistcoat with floral border incorporating the rose, thistle and shamrock. Pockets have embroidered flaps. Part of the spotted background has been unpicked. Shows influence of Chinese embroideries. This item was dam...

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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 ...

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Runner

Greek. Linen runner with typical bird motifs in satin-stitched coloured silks. The same silks are used to make knotted fringes. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Textile conservation was complete...

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Sleeve

British. Narrow buttoned cuff with embroidered net lace frill. 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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Sleeve

British. Cotton with 'broderie anglaise' frills at cuff. Leaf design. 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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Chair seat

British. Jacobean design chain-stitch throughout, in coloured wools on linen. Extensive use of shading. Embroidery in good condition but background is worn and has been mounted on a backing.

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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 Mr...

Newbery, Jessie Wylie

Sleeve Band

Chinese. From a jacket. Yellow silk ground almost entirely covered with embroidered pattern inspired by waves and sea spray. Use of shading copied by European embroideries in the 18th century.

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Mantel border

Scottish. Crewel work on natural linen. Art Noveau influence in curving stems of flowers. Predominantly green and pink. Has label of G.S.A. Needlework Exhibition of 1916. Designed by Mrs. Newbery (Jessie Newbery) and worked by Mrs. Rowat, Glasgow ...

Newbery, Jessie Wylie

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

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