Item NMC/0419 - Tea cosy

Tea cosy (Version 1) Tea cosy (Version 2)

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NMC/0419

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Tea cosy

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  • c1900-1905 (Creation)

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1 / 1

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Embroidered tea cosy with flowers and butterfly motif. Possibly made at one of The Glasgow School of Art's Saturday morning classes, early 1900s.

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(Not available / given)

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Margaret Walker, 1975.

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Green, white and mauve linen with applique and embroidery on each side in white and mauve floss silk threads using satin stitch, couching and French knots in a stylised butterfly and leaf design.

Dimensions: 275 x 410 mm / 280 x 423 x 20 mm

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