The Lockleven Hangings by Unknown Artist

Three curtains & four valances.

Details

Medium:
Silk, velvet, wool, cord
Dimensions:
173 x146 cm, 175 x 199 cm,175 x 243 cm
Art Fund grant:
£37,500 ( Total: £150,000)
Acquired in:
1996
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

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.

Venue details

Burrell Collection Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, GLASGOW Strathclyde G43 1AT 0141 287 2550 www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/burrell-collection

Entry details

Free to all

The Burrell Collection is closed for refurbishment and will reopen in 2020.

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