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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

Description:

1/4 of a series of close up photographs of traditional Fairisle pattern jumpers from the Scottish Knitwear Series. Text reads:
Man’s sweater, hand knitted in Levenwick, Shetland.
Traditional fairisle banding of 9 and 11 row main patterns interspersed with 5 row borders. Natural colours including moorit (mid-brown) and Shetland black (dark brown). 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