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The Art of Ayrshire Needlework

6c. Christening Robe

Period:
21st Century
Description:

This robe took more than 800 hours to complete and has more than 700 metres of thread in it. The nursery rhymes depicted in the central panel include Little Bo Peep, Hickory, Dickory Dock, Dr Foster, The Old Lady who Lived in a Shoe and Humpty Dumpty.

 

There are also various Paisley designs, pomegranates (depicting fertility) and Ayrshire Roses in the robe.

Materials/Media:
cotton
Digital Number:
ELTX003a, b, c
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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