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Jumper or jersey in Fair Isle pattern knitted wool, with a high round neck and long sleeves, and a chequered design in red and blue on the neck, hem and cuffs, bought c. 1910, features in the painting ‘The Fair Isle Jumper’, by Stanley Cursiter, 1923, currently held by Edinburgh City Council: Scottish, Fair Isle, c. 1910

Museum reference

H.RGB 21


Fashion and Textiles

Object name


Production information

Fair Isle, Shetland, Scotland, EUROPE


c. 1910



Physical description

Knitted wool in red, blue, yellow and white

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