Monday, 27 April 2009

A purse belonging to Mary, Queen of Scots

Two poignant pieces from Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow - a purse and a ring belonging to Mary, Queen of Scots.
If you are in Glasgow and visiting the wonderful stitched articles in the Burrell Collection, don't forget to pop into Kelvingrove Museum also and see some of the interesting textiles on display there. I was treated to an outdoor pipe and drum rehearsal in Kelvingrove Park with some joyful, impromptu highland dancing by small children passing by, and, later in the afternoon, to a rendition of traditional Scottish songs by a male voice choir in the museum itself. Kelvingrove is certainly a museum that is doing great things!


  1. Jacqueline - you are doing a marvelous job with your new blog - I love reading all the fascinating things you post - appealing to the historical side of our interests. Keep up the good work - it is most appreciated. Take care Melody

  2. Thank you for your kind comments, Melody - I'll keep working hard for you!