Sanquhar Gloves: A Living Scottish Tradition, Online Exhibition Centre for Knit & Crochet

Sanquhar Gloves: A Living Scottish Tradition

A new, online-only exhibition was launched earlier this year by The Centre for Knit & Crochet (CKC) in Wisconsin. Guest-curated by Dr Angharad Thomasand Beth Brown-Reinsel, “Sanquhar Gloves: A Living Scottish Tradition” defining the meaning of the term, and explores the history, patterns and construction of the gloves, both historical and contemporary.

Sanquhar Gloves: A Living Scottish Tradition, Online Exhibition, Centre for Knit & Crochet
Online exhibition ‘Sanquhar Gloves: A Living Scottish Tradition’

In addition to a bibliography and reference materials, the exhibition boasts photographs of Sanquhar gloves in collections around the world. This digital exhibition is a wonderful example of how history can be made available to all through modern techology. Among their stated aims, CKC hope to create an entire virtual museum. “Sanquhar Gloves: A Living Scottish Tradition” is an excellent beginning.

View the exhibition here.