Airdrie Weavers' Society Banner

White silk banner with blue silk thread fringing, cords and tassles. Banner is handpainted in gold, blue, red and grey depicting the society name, motto, symbols and Airdrie crests. The symbols depicted are a crown on a cushion, a boar's head with shuttle in its mouth sitting on top of a warp which is a weaver's symbol, shaking hands representing a friendly society and 2 shuttles.

Museum reference:
MLC-1991-871
Date:
1881
On display:
In Storage: Museums
Associated with:
1800 - 1899 · Airdrie Weavers Society · Airdrie · Society instituted in 1781.


Dimensions:
height: 1120mm
width: 960mm
Materials:
Silk
Inscriptions:
Airdrie Weavers Society - Weave truth with trust - Instituted 1781.
Explore similar items