Rachel B. Kay-Shuttleworth (1886-1967)
Peter Brannan (b. Cleethorpes 1926)
Rachel Kay-Shuttleworth’s extensive collections of needlework, lace and costume provide a unique resource for the study of decorative textiles. Five rooms are given over to displays of the most stunning pieces from the collections, which are always a delight for visitors to Gawthorpe Hall.
Oil painting on canvas, Rachel B. Kay-Shuttleworth (1886-1967) by Peter Brannan (b.Cleethorpes 1926), 1960. She wears a turquoise gown and is sitting in a black oak armchair by the fireplace in the Drawing Room of Gawthorpe Hall, on the middle finger of her right hand is a thimble.
Gawthorpe Hall, The Shuttleworth Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
Peter Brannan (b. Cleethorpes 1926), artist