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Poster for the embroidered and woven textiles degree show

This poster advertised an exhibition of work by graduating students from the embroidered and woven textiles department as part of The Glasgow School Of Art's annual degree show in 1983. The exhibition was held in the Newbery Tower from the 11th to the 21st of June.The image on the front of the poster shows the exhibiting students standing in the Loggia space at the top of the Mackintosh Building. The reverse of the poster is annotated with 'Sarah son'.

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Poster for a lecture by Ian Dury

This poster advertised a lecture given by musician, artist and actor Ian Dury who is most famously known for being the lead singer of Ian Dury and the Blockheads. The lecture was held in the Bourdon Hall in the Bourdon building on The Glasgow School Of Art campus.

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Poster for The Glasgow School Of Art Cassina exhibition in Milan

This poster advertised an exhibtion which showcased the work of design students from The Glasgow School Of Art in the Cassina Gallery in Milan. The exhibition took place as a result of the connections between Cassina Design in Italy and The Glasgow School Of Art. The poster was designed by Gordon Huntly who was the head of graphic design at The Glasgow School Of Art at that time. It was printed in the Foulis Building on an offset lithography printing press. The information on the poster translates as: "Design from Glasgow School Of Art: Cassina in Milan, March 23rd to April 6th. Ceramics. Embroidery and fabrics. Design for furniture, furnishings and industrial products. Jewellery and Silverware. Art Graphics, Illustration. Printed Fabrics".

Huntly, Gordon F

Poster for the embroidered and woven textiles degree show

This poster advertised the work of graduating students from the embroidered and woven textiles department who were exhibiting as part of The Glasgow School Of Art degree show in 1994. The exhibition was held in the Newbery Gallery in the Newbery Tower at The Glasgow School Of Art where the textiles department was based at that time. It was open from the 25th of June to the 1st July 1994.

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Poster for the embroidered and woven textiles degree show

This poster advertised the work of graduating students from The Glasgow School Of Art's embroidered and woven textiles department which was exhibited at the 1987 degree show. The exhibition ran from the 13th to the 18th of June and was held between The Glasgow School Of Art's Mackintosh Building and Newbery Tower.

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Poster for the embroidered and woven textiles degree show

This poster advertised the work of graduating embroidered and woven textiles students which was showcased in The Glasgow School Of Art degree show from the 14th to the 19th of June 1985. It was held in the Newbery Tower which housed the design departments within The Glasgow School Of Art before it was later replaced by the Reid Building.

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Poster for The Glasgow School Of Art Fashion Show entitled 'Follow This Pattern'

This poster advertised the 2005 Glasgow School Of Art Fashion show. The event was held in the Mackintosh Lecture Theatre on The Glasgow School Of Art campus with performances running daily from the 1st to the 5th of March. Tickets for the event were priced at £5 with a discounted offer of £3 for concessions.

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Tea cosy

This padded and lined tea cosy was made by a Miss Robertson and features an intricate butterfly and leaf design with embroidery, applique and beadwork.

Robertson, Miss

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

Design for a pulpit-fall

Design for embroidered pulpit-fall, 'Be Ye Doers of the word not hearers only.' The words of the design are taken from James, chapter 1, verse 22 in the New Testament. Inscribed upper right: Design for a pulpit fall/J.R. Newbery Centre: "Be Ye Doers of the world not hearers only".

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

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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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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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 damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Textile conservation was completed in 2019.

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