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Sampler Sampler

Sampler in multicoloured silks on linen, made into a bag with a drawstring top, by Isabel Hutton, c. 1730 - 1733

Settle Settle

Settle of green-stained ashwood decorated with a beaten lead panel depicting three peacocks and two upright panels of cream linen, each with a blue stencilled design (replaced with copies around 1990), exhibited with the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society, 1896: Scottish, Glasgow, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and made by J. & W. Guthrie, lead panel possibly by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, 1895

Bedspread Bedspread

Bedspread, part of a set of linen and crewelwork bed hangings designed by Sir Robert Lorimer and embroidered by Jeannie Skinner ( local postmistress at Arncroach), 1897

Jacket Jacket

Royal Stewart hard tartan jacket, red base with blue, black, green, yellow and white stripes, with thistle decoration on the collar and twenty-six brass buttons marked 'CLANN NA 'N GAEL LUNNINN', associated with the Highland Society of London, c.1816

Banner Banner

Fetternear banner made from linen embroidered with multi-coloured silks, probably owned by the Confraternity of the Holy Blood of St Giles' Collegiate Kirk, Edinburgh, made in Scotland c. 1520

Necklace Necklace

Jet necklace consisting of 25 pointed oval faceted elements graded in size from the largest in the centre to the smallest at the outside, worn by Mrs Craig of Edinburgh

Mask / face, false Mask / face, false

Face mask made of leather, roughly oval, worn with a wig by Alexander Peden, a covenanting minister, c. 1670s - 1680s

Wig Wig

Wig with a base of coarse knotted linen net to which the hair, now lacking on the crown, is attached, worn by Alexander Peden, a covenanting minister, c. 1670s - 1680s

Church ship / model Church ship / model

Church-ship model, late 16th or early 17th century, traditionally associated with James VI and his safe return to Scotland with Anne of Denmark in 1590

Sampler Sampler

Sampler of coarse linen canvas embroidered with coloured wools, backed with paper: Scottish, by Stewart Kerr, late 18th century

Coat, uniform Coat, uniform

Coat from a Royal Company of Archers uniform, of hard twill weave wool tartan in red, blue, yellow and white, with wooden buttons covered with red and green silk, green silk braid trim and fringe, white silk taffeta showing through slashes on sleeves, and linen lining. Belonged to Stuart Threipland of Fingask, admitted to the Royal Company of Archers in 1750: c. 1750

Coat, frock Coat, frock

Short tartan frock coat with velvet collar and cuffs and lined in wool twill and linen, supposedly belonged to Bonnie Prince Charlie: mid 18th century

Drawing / railway bridge Drawing / railway bridge

Tracing of drawing for the construction of the Forth Railway Bridge, one of set of twelve drawings, 1880s. Tracing showing Forth Bridge works

Suit trousers, man's Suit trousers, man's

Trousers of a man's tartan suit with bone buttons and linen lining, cut on the cross in a Royal Stuart variant, with side fringes: Scottish, c. 1830

Suit, man's / waistcoat Suit, man's / waistcoat

Waistcoat of a man's tartan suit with linen back and gilt metal buttons, cut on the cross in a Royal Stuart variant: Scottish, c. 1830

Mummified person Mummified person

Mummified adult male with wrappings arranged in lozenges, and a portrait-board fitted over the face, the feet have a cartonnage case with gilded gold toes, excavated by Petrie: Ancient Egyptian, Hawara, Middle Egypt, Hawara, c. AD 80 - 120

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