Claudia Massie

The splendour of Edinburgh’s new Scottish galleries 

You get the sense that the National Galleries of Scotland are, at last, proud of their Scottish collection

The ornamental finesse of Phoebe Anna Traquair’s silk and gold thread embroidered panels, ‘The Progress of a Soul: The Entrance, Despair, The Victory’ (1895-1902), underlines her elite status in the arts and crafts movement. Credit: National Galleries of Scotland. Bequest of the artist 1936

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