Commemorative scarf: Glasgow International Exhibition 1901

 
Commemorative scarf: Glasgow International Exhibition 1901
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  • Title :     Commemorative scarf: Glasgow International Exhibition 1901
  • Artist:     Unknown, Maker
  • Accession:     TD1992.98.1
  • Country:     Great Britain Glasgow
  • Date:     circa 1901
  • Dimensions:     Inches 22-7/8 24-1/4, Centimeters 58.1 61.6
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Textiles
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Textiles/Textile Design , Commemoration , Portraits , Royalty
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1992.98.1.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Textiles
Description:
Cotton scarf depicting colored images of Queen Alexandra at upper left and King Edward VII at upper right each enclosed within a decorative circle; at lower left is an image of a bridge enclosed within a triangle superimposed upon an image of Glasgow University enclosed within a circle; at bottom center below encircled image of Lord Provost Chisholm is image of two fishes and shield; at lower right enclosed within a triangle is a cathedral superimposed onto an image of Glasgow municipal buildings; at center of scarf is a view overlooking Exhibition buildings with visitors mingling about.