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The Scottish Knitwear Series

Collection: Gray's School of Art Collection; Gray's School of Art Graphic Design Collection
Object Type: Photograph
Artist/Maker: unknown
Place Made: Gray's School of Art
Media/Materials: ink on paper
Dimensions: overall: 17.5 cm x 24 cm
Classification: Design: Graphics


2/4 of a series of close up photographs of traditional Fair Isle pattern jumpers from the Scottish Knitwear Series. Text reads:
Child’s sweater, hand knitted in Bigton, Shetland.
For a child’s garment the traditional fairisle banding is reduced to a 9 row main pattern with 4 row borders; also wools are untypically colourful. As in all true fairisles the sweater is hand knitted in the round and has now side seams.
Scottish Knitwear Series
Photo Paper Sky Archive
Printed by Halcon of Stonehaven
For Paper Sky
Dess Station, Aboyne, Scotland

Object Number: ABDRG2016.436.1