Item NMC/0420 - Embroidered yoke/collar

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NMC/0420

Title

Embroidered yoke/collar

Date(s)

  • c1911-1920 (Creation)

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Scope and content

Orange silk velvet yoke/collar featuring a number of needlework techniques in silk thread worked by a student of The Glasgow School of Art, possibly under Ann Macbeth.

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Archival history

'The Unbroken Thread: A Century of Embroidery and Weaving at Glasgow School of Art', Nov-Dec 1994.

Custodial history

Margaret Walker, 1975.

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The yoke is made with orange silk velvet with silk applique, embroidered with orange, white and green silk threads using satin and straight stitches, french knots, couching, needle-weaving and lace insertions. It forms a rounded shape around the neck and rectangular down the front.

Dimensions: 700 x 450 x 45 mm

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GB 1694 NMC/0420

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GB 1694

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

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