Specialist Tour | Tartan, Fans and Embroidery: Portraits and Fashion

Tuesday 20 August, 2024

A boy’s tartan dress, extravagant evening wear, beautiful embroidered cotton and patterned silks – join Curator of British Art Jo Meacock and Curator of Dress and Textiles Rebecca Quinton for a very special tour looking at a selection of portraits beside items of dress in Glasgow Life Museums’ collection.


Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

FREE but limited to 15 spaces. Please email GMRCBookings@glasgowlife.org.uk or phone 0141 276 9300 to book your place.


Val Prinsep, ‘Lady Simpson’, 1892, oil on canvas. © CSG CIC Glasgow Museums Collection.

Dates & Times

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre
200 Woodhead Road South Nitshill Industrial Estate, Glasgow, G53 7NN
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Tue 20 Aug 14:30- 15:30