Three curtains & four valances.
The Lockleven Hangings by Unknown Artist, late 16thearly 17th century
© Burrell Collection
- Silk, velvet, wool, cord
- 173 x146 cm, 175 x 199 cm,175 x 243 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £37,500 ( Total: £150,000)
- Acquired in:
- Marquis of Bute
The ground is of plain weave woollen fabric with the flowers, vases and edging of black velvet applique secured with yellow silk. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.
Descended from Sir William Bruce, who in 1675 purchased Lochleven and the Barony of Kinross. In 1921 they were sold at auction by Sir Charles Bruce to the Marquis of Bute.
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