Item NMC/1587 - Tapestry of art school students

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Tapestry of art school students


  • c1949-1954 (Creation)

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1 item

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The heavy woollen tapestry depicts four female art school students.

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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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Biographical history

Marion S Stewart (nee Gracie) studied at The Glasgow School of Art from 1949-1954. She later took up a teaching post at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design.

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The tapestry is made of heavy wool and thread. The design features four female figures in bright orange and pink coloured clothing on an abstract background of blues, purples and greens.

Dimensions: 1000 x 710 x 25 mm

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GB 1694 NMC/1587

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GB 1694

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


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