A carved and inlaid oak settle designed for the Glasgow International Exhibition in 1901.

It has a high backrest consisting of oak panels inlaid with butterflies and flower designs between green leather panels. The sides are decorated with carved roses. The seat is upholstered and there is a repeating green heart design at the bottom of the backrest. The settle is on castors.

Artists include


Wylie & Lochhead; Paul Reeves, 1992; private collection.

National Museum of Scotland

Chambers Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 1JF
0300 123 6789

Opening times

Daily, 10am – 5pm 26 Dec and 1 Jan, 12 – 5pm Closed 25 Dec

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