William Scott 'Skaill' textile - Edinburgh Weavers - 1959

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William Scott 'Skaill' textile - Edinburgh Weavers - 1959

2,495.00

Title: ‘Skaill’

Skaill was the ancestral home of William Graham Watt, the Victorian laird who excavated the Neolithic village of Skara Brae, Orkney. The highly textured fabric suggests the silhouette of a rocky cliff face against the sea or sky.

Reference: Alastair Morton and Edinburgh Weavers - visionary textiles and modern art: Lesley Jackson: V&A Publishing, 2012.

Artist: William Scott (1913-89)

Manufactured by: Edinburgh Weavers

Date: 1959

Medium: Jacquard Woven Wool

Dimensions: Framed size: 115cm x 100cm: Image size 109cm x 94cm

Condition: Excellent

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