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Glove in the Rose pattern, "JNF" at wrist

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Example of a Sanquhar pattern glove in black and white wool to illustrate the "Rose" design. This is one of several variations on the Duke design known as 'squares'.  The design was named in 1930 after the birth of Princess Margaret Rose.

 

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 230mm, (cuff) width 75mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Accession number:
SQRTM:1997.4.8
Digital Number:
SQTX022a, SQTX022b
Creation Date:
c1992
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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