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Description

Bookcase made of three carved oak panels and featuring a piper playing a bagpipe with a single drone, said to be from a late 16th to early 17th century bedstead from Threave Castle and later Greenlaw, bookcase by Joseph Train, early 19th century

Museum reference

H.KL 131 A

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Bookcase

Date

Late 16th - early 19th century

Materials

Oak

Associations

Previous owner: Train, Joseph, 1779 - 1852
Greenlaw, Berwickshire, Scotland, EUROPE
Threave Castle, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, EUROPE

References

Cheape, Hugh. The Book of the Bagpipe. Belfast: Appletree Press, 1999.

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Scotland Galleries »
Level 1 »
The Renaissance

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