Gawsworth Hall


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.

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

Gawsworth Hall



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.

Card mount:
cm deep by cm wide

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

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.

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