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Corryvrechan Tapestry

Description

'Corryvrechan Tapestry', with an abstract design based on the whirlpool at Corryvrechan, off Jura: Scottish, Edinburgh, designed by Kate Whiteford, woven by the Edinburgh Tapestry Co., 1997

Museum reference

K.1998.1794

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Tapestry

Production information

Edinburgh Tapestry Co. Ltd, 1912 -, Weaver
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE
Whiteford, Kate, 1952 (b.), Designer
London, England, EUROPE

Date

1997

Materials

Cotton, Wool

Physical description

White cotton warps; wool wefts; tapestry weave in shaeds of red, orange, turquoise, brown and black; abstract design

Associations

Corryvrechan, Jura, Scotland, EUROPE

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Scotland Galleries »
Level 1 »
Hawthornden Court

Credit

Acquired with the aid of the Scottish Council National Lottery Fund

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