Large group of Whitework and other Embroidery by Various

A group of 56 pieces, the majority being shawls, collars, cuffs, and other women's dress accessories.


Cotton; linen; muslin; lace; card
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection through The Art Fund

A significant number are Dresden work, a type of embroidery dating from the mid 18th century. Also card for King Edward VII's visit to Edinburgh, 1903. Part of a gift to five museums by Richmond Inglis Cochrane through the Art Fund between 1995 and 1997.

Venue details

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH1 1JF 0300 123 6789

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