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Viennese curtains and pelmets

Four green curtains with an embroidered dark green stylised figure and leaf pattern. There are also two matching pelmets in the same fabric. There is some noticeable fading on curtains and pelmets.

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Trimming of mauve linen

A fabric trimming from a cushion cover, embroidered before the First World War. The cover has pink roses and green foliage embroidered on authentic 'Mackintosh' mauve linen fabric.It is possible that both design and fabric were purchased...

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Woven length

This length was created (as part of NMC/1579-1581) by Isobel Stirling for her Diploma Show in 1948 and produced under the supervision of Agnes McCreadie.

Smyth, Isobel

Weaving Sample

Loosely woven fabric with organza ribbons in shades of blue, purple, light green and rose pink. Four distinct bands within the design, sections edged with tightly woven cream warp threads, similar to selvedge.

McConnachie, Pauline

Printed length for degree show

This length was created (as part of NMC/1579-1581) by Isobel Stirling for her Diploma Show in 1948 and produced under the supervision of Gladys Harrison. The design was based on an exercise using cut out paper, particularly the discarded pieces of...

Smyth, Isobel

Weaving Sample

Open weave sample made with purple cotton thread and light blue yarn (as warp); beige and pink leather ribbons, strings of metallic beads and pink cotton thread (as weft); and supplementary interwoven feathers.

Hendry, Claire

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....

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

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