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Dress Dress

Woman's dress, in purple and black shot silk, trimmed with silk velvet, constructed with the princess line, with a high round neckline and centre front fastening trimmed with velvet, full-length velvet sleeves with shot silk cuffs trimmed with lace, narrow skirt with train falling in swags and cascade, with purple silk ribbons trimming the centre front, panels of velvet and velvet finishing the train: British, c. 1874 - 1879

Sword Sword

Silver basket-hilted sword presented for a horse race at Huntly Castle, by William Scott, Elgin, 1701

Bellows bagpipe Bellows bagpipe

Bellows bagpipe with chanter only, a stitched leather bag inside a velvet bag cover edged and tied with silk ribbon, wood chanter and stock and a bellows with wooden sides inlaid with ivory, collected by Skeoch Cumming, 19th century

Cushion Cushion

Red velvet cushion for the ring (NJ 100)

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

Medal / box Medal / box

One of a collection of Jacobite relics amassed by Sir John Hynde Cotton and his descendants - a silver gilt medal portraying Queen Anne and Prince James

Artificial horizon, glass Artificial horizon, glass

Artificial glass horizon, circular anodized brass plate on three levelling feet with ivory knobs, covered with blackened glass plate (mirror), and with spirit level, signed and made by Francis Watkins and William Hill of London, c. 1850

Photograph Photograph

Albumen print from a wet collodion negative, hand tinted portrait of Miss Gertrude Crayke (1826 - 1918), framed in a blue velvet covered case, embossed on the mat with the monogram GC, photographer unknown, 1859

Ophthalmoscope / box Ophthalmoscope / box

Landolt ophthalmoscope in black painted metal with an ivory handle, two mirrors, metal slit, glass and a fitted velvet lined box

Pitchometer Pitchometer

Chapman-Hunter pitchometer, in brass and oxidised brass with silvered scale and velvet-lined fitted case, signed by Dobbie McInnes Ltd of Glasgow and London, c. 1910

Hygrometer, hair Hygrometer, hair

De Saussure hair hygrometer, in case, signed and made by T. and T. Blunt of London, 1790

Painting Painting

Painting of a Winter Woodland Scene, in a heavy plush frame of green velvet, oil on porcelain, framed by D. Ellis, Cupar, signed N.B. Sturrock, 1891

Painting Painting

Painting of a man and seated woman between two gnarled leafless trees, in a frame of green velvet, oil on porcelain, framed by D. Ellis, Cupar, signed N.B. Sturrock, 1874

Jewellery box Jewellery box

Jewellery box or ziynet sandigi from a bridal set, of plywood, crimson velvet and sheet silver, decorated with designs worked in embossed, stamped and gilded silver: Turkey, Istanbul, by Manuk Gulludere, 1991

Armchair Armchair

Armchair in the 'Glastonbury' style, with carved back and arms,and x-frame legs, the back design centred on a six point star and both back and arms bearing carved inscriptions. The exterior surface of each arm is painted in red beneath the plane of the carving. There is a red velvet squab cushion associated with the chair. Presented to Alice Boyd by William Bell Scott in 1860. From Penkill Castle, Ayrshire.

Wall hanging Wall hanging

Wall hanging of red wool with black velvet applique and silk embroidery, from Mary Queen of Scots' bed at Loch Leven Castle: Scottish, early 17th century

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