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Matthew Fowlds

Matthew Fowlds

Description:

Matthew Fowlds of Fenwick was the last Hand Loom Weaver in the area. He lived to the age of 100.

 

This portrait shows him at his loom in his centenery year, 1906. His loom was in the cottage in which he and his wife also lived and brought up their family.

Materials/Media:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
635 x 760mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
FA/A201
Digital Number:
EAFA110n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council