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Sanquhar Knitting

Sanquhar Gloves, Shepherd's Plaid design knitting pattern

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Pattern derived from traditional weaving.  Shepherds wore large woollen plaids or shawls as protection against the weather.

 

This pattern was supplied to the Handicrafts Publication Committee by the Scottish Women's Rural Institutes (Dumfries Federation).  The crowned heart motif of the SWRI is on the front cover.

Place of Production:
Edinburgh
Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
189mm x 254mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:2007.5.2
Digital Number:
DMDO023a, DMDO023b
Creation Date:
c1979
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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