Steel latch hook with wooden handle belonging to tailor Malcolm MacArthur, Balemartine. Latch hooks are traditionally used in rug-making.
Photographs and information about a spinning wheel possibly made on Tiree
Photograph and information about a spinning wheel, hand-made by Hugh MacInnes, possibly Tiree. It was given to a young bride from Lochgilphead and passed down through the “Campbell women” to modern times, and now in the possession of Mrs Campbell, Dollar. Includes a letter regarding the spinning wheel from Rev. Ray Gaston, Dollar, to An Iodhlann, 2011, and a responding letter, and a letter from the owner Mrs Jennifer Campbell, Dollar, and responding letter, 2011. (See also photo P124)
Two large rectangular white cotton doillies
Two large rectangular white cotton doillies with fine crochet/lace work around edges; 47x62cm and 54x81cm
Two white cotton pillow cases
Two white cotton pillow cases, one with broderie-Anglaise trim.
“Illustrated Dressmaker” magazine, 1928
Original copy of “Weldon`s Illustrated Dressmaker” magazine, No. 575, January 1928. Articles about dressmaking and adverts for dressmaking and domestic goods. Displayed in the Thatched Cottage Museum, Sandaig, until its closure and sale in 2010.
Needle case for pins and needles used in Cornaig School sewing classes.
Small brown leather wallet for keeping needles and pins. Contains 23 needles of various sizes and functions. Inner `page` reads: “This need case contains Abel Morrall`s needles. Over a century`s reputation one quality only the best. Cross fox trademark. Made in England”. Used in Cornaig School sewing classes.