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Papers of Dorothy Campbell Smith, student at The Glasgow School of Art, Scotland
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Papers of Dorothy Campbell Smith, student at The Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

  • DC 076
  • Collection
  • c1940-1994

A collection of work by Dorothy C Smith including Glasgow School of Art student material and teacher training college material.

Includes:
GSA student notebooks

  • teacher training notebooks from her time at Jordanhill teacher training college
  • essays
  • architectural drawings
  • figure drawings
  • printed designs
  • paper-cut work
  • leaf prints
  • designs for repeat prints
  • embroidery designs
  • hadow work designs
  • designs for embroidered textiles
  • embroidery samplers
  • embroidery samples
  • a wooden stool with embroidered top
  • a poster
  • material relating to the proposed publication "Designing for Embroidery"
  • material relating to the "Unbroken Thread" exhibition
  • publications related to the Needlework Development Scheme

Smith, Dorothy Campbell

Needlework Development Scheme publications

Includes:

  • Needlework Development Scheme: An account of its origins and aims
  • Designing from Traditional Embroideries (Needlework Development Series)
  • More Embroidery Stitches (Needlework Development Series Book No. 2)
  • Embroidery Stitches by Iris Hills and Joan Whayman (Needlework Development Series No. 3)

The Needlework Development Scheme

Material relating to 'Designing for Embroidery'

Typewritten manuscript, folder of illustrations, and slides for proposed publication by Dorothy Smith 'Designing for Embroidery'.Slides marked DC 076/19 (A) have been removed from their original packaging and the packaging has been discarded.Slides marked DC 076/19 (B) have been removed from their original packaging but the packaging has been preserved.

Smith, Dorothy Campbell

Designs for embroidered textiles

Painted designs on coloured paper for embroidered textiles. Includes two designs for tea cosies; two designs possibly for cushions; a design showing three cats; and two designs using black and white geometric shapes. Some of the designs appear in the illustrations folder for Dorothy Smith's 'Designing for Embroidery'.

Smith, Dorothy Campbell