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Sanquhar Knitting

Glove in the Drum pattern, "JNF" at wrist

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Example of a Sanquhar pattern glove in black and white wool to illustrate the "Drum" design.  This is one of several variations on the Duke design known as 'squares'.

 

This example was knitted by Miss Jane N Forsyth, then in her seventies, using size 15 needles and 3 ply wool.  It has the initials "JNF" at the wrist.  Her gloves were displayed at various country shows over the years.

Place of Production:
Sanquhar
Materials/Media:
wool
Dimensions:
length 240mm, (cuff) width 80mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Accession number:
SQRTM:1997.4.7
Digital Number:
SQTX021a, SQTX021b
Creation Date:
c1992
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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