Cowie Embroidery Collection

Reference: COWIE COLLECTION             Date: c. 1842-1982                Extent: c. 300 volumes

The collection contains books, pamphlets and journals on the subject of embroidery, needlework, lace-making and other related crafts. 

The volumes were collected by Dr Flora Margaret Valda Cowie (née Coppen) (1913-1983), and donated to the university by her husband Professor Alfred Tennant Cowie (1916-2003) in the 1980s.

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