My crottle inspired wrap apron and lichen pen drawings - on display at Taigh Chearsabhagh Art Centre, Lochmaddy, North Uist, as part of Uist Arts Association Open Summer Exhibition.
28th June - 3 August 2019
Photo thanks to Peter Ferguson.
|I think my great grandfathers sister – it could be 1930 or earlier.|
|My great granny - Vear Mackay nee Sutherland Cira 1960.|
|Vear Mackay nee Sutherland Cira Cira 1940’s|
|Mrs Isa Mackay & my brother so 1953|
|Isa Mackay and me as a baby so 1957|
|My great aunt by marriage – Mrs Isa Mackay|
|The clipping at Kinvonvie, Isa Mackay, James Mackay and my granny brother Hughie Mackay so great uncle Cira 1960|
|The clipping at Kinvonvie, Isa Mackay & son James Mackay Cira 1960|
|Taking in the corn or hay as can’t be sure from the photo – Hughie Mackay, Isa Mackay & James Mackay|
|Joanne B Kaar - crottle (lichens once used as a dye) inspired design on a traditional wrap style apron . |
Combining work clothing with the activitiy.
Author: John H. Dixon 1886.Chapter VI Language and dress.