Gawsworth Hall

1981

Reference Number:- Sprake Number:- Godden Number:-
obk 96   not listed not listed
 

Brocklehurst-Whiston (BWA) silk picture of the Hanging Gate Inn
The image of this silk was very kindly donated by Mary Brittan, UK.

Words:
Woven at bottom of silk:-
 
Brocklehurst
 
 
Woven in silk 1981
 
Printed at bottom of card mount:-
 
 

Gawsworth Hall
 

 
 
 
Cheshire 

 
England 
 

Legend printed on inside cover of card mount:-
This is the capital house of the ancient Manor of Gawsworth. The hall as it exists today is largely a building dating from the second half of the 15th Century. Here lived Mary Fitton the wayward maid of Gawsworth and possible 'Dark Lady' of Shakespeare's sonnets.

Size:
Card mount:
cm deep by cm wide

silk:
11.3cm high by 11.7cm wide

 
Technical Details supplied by Lewis Cowen:
First Sketch:    Mr William Hine
Design Draft:Mr William Hine
Card Cutter:Mr William Stubbs
Weaving:Mrs Phyllis Graves
Design No:Z25042
Comments:

by Lewis Cowen:
Between 1979 and 1988 only two (silks) were produced - in 1981 GAWSWORTH HALL and in 1983 CAPESTHORNE HALL. No woven pictures were produced from 1984 to 1988, but five more printed silk pictures were made available for collectors.

Other comments: 

 


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