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Sanquhar Knitting

Glove in the Pheasant's Eye Pattern, "JCB" at wrist

Period:
20th Century
Description:
Example of a Sanquhar pattern glove in yellow and brown wool to illustrate the "Pheasant's Eye" design. This pattern is also found in Yorkshire knitting, and derives from weaving where bird's eye checks are traditional.  The glove has the initials "JCB" knitted into the wristband.
Place of Production:
Sanquhar
Materials/Media:
wool
Dimensions:
length 250mm, width 115mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Accession number:
SQRTM:0207.10
Digital Number:
SQTX007a, SQTX007b
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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