Series NDS/GB - Examples of British Needlework

Tudor Flower Motif Apron Baby's vest Georgian Waistcoat Apron Border fragment Pole Screen Panel Samples of needle-lace fillings Corner of Handkerchief Handkerchief, Ayrshire embroidery Sleeve Cushion cover Map Tea cosy Sachet Missal cover Cushion Gold-work sampler Nursery Tablecloth Belt with Purse and Pincushion (Version 1) Belt with Purse and Pincushion (Version 2) Needlepoint Lace Sampler (Version 2) Stump-work Picture (Version 1) Stump-work Picture (Version 2) Sampler (Version 1) Sampler (Version 2) Quilt (Version 1) Quilt (Version 2) Ayrshire Christening Robe (Version 1) Ayrshire Christening Robe (Version 3) Ayrshire Christening Robe (Version 4) Ayrshire Christening Robe (Version 5) Infant's Bonnet (Version 1) Infant's Bonnet (Version 2) Curtain (Version 1) Curtain (Version 2) Panel - 'Carnival' (Version 1) Panel - 'Carnival' (Version 2) Nursery tablecloth - 'Weather house' (Version 1) Nursery tablecloth - 'Weather house' (Version 2) Folder of machine embroidery (Version 1) Folder of machine embroidery (Version 2) Decorative Animal (Version 1) Decorative Animal (Version 2)

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Examples of British Needlework


  • 16th century to mid-20th century (Creation)

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73 items

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71 textiles originating from Great Britain.

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This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.


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GB 1694 NDS/GB

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition


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