Item NMC/0420 - Embroidered yoke/collar

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Embroidered yoke/collar


  • c1911-1920 (Creation)

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

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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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