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  • Place of origin:

    Greenock (made)

  • Date:

    1959 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    MacDougall, Betty (designer)
    MacDougall, Betty (embroiderer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Needlework Development Scheme

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cushion of grey embroidered cotton in thick white thread in detached chain, tied herringbone and threaded fly stitch. The design is built up by working the embroidery on the pattern of the fabric.

Place of Origin

Greenock (made)


1959 (made)


MacDougall, Betty (designer)
MacDougall, Betty (embroiderer)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered cotton


Width: 418 mm, Length: 311 mm

Descriptive line

Cushion of embroidered cotton, designed and embroidered by Betty MacDougall, Greenock, Scotland, 1959

Production Note

NDS collection


Textiles; Interiors; Embroidery; Scotland


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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