Lady Danesford Collection of embroidery pictures & samplers by Various

Collection of 43 works was part of the Gordon bequest.


Silk & wool
Acquired in:
Bequeathed by:
M S Gordon through The Art Fund

Artists include; A.Irving, A.Gribble, E.Coombes, E.Seymour, E.King, S.Skellern, M.Knowles, M.Chambers, M.Parkinson, S.Parkinson, A.Hooper, A.Routledge, M.Fox, Lady Danesford, J.Sewell, & M.Chaulk. Mrs Gordon bequeathed a total of 153 objects to the Bowes Museum. Mrs Gordon was widow of the Bishop of Jarrow and a member of the Durham Colleges Council.


Lady Danesford; Mrs M.S.Gordon.

Venue details

The Bowes Museum Newgate, BARNARD CASTLE County Durham DL12 8NP 01833 690606

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £14.00)

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan