Collection Online
From my window
Medium
linen, wool (thread)
Measurements
24.0 × 34.3 cm
Place/s of Execution
(England)
Inscription
label, reverse of frame: Mrs Ann Gillmore Rees / Coleraine Branch / “From my window” / wool embroidery / on hand woven linen
Accession Number
CT5-1984
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by the Estate of Mr William Rees, 1984
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Professor AGL Shaw AO Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display

Ann Gillmore Rees was a successful teacher and artist. Born in Bristol in 1900, she trained at the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London between 1923 and 1928, studying design for printed textiles, book illustration and embroidery, as well as wood engraving. Rees went on to teach embroidery between 1933 and 1938 at the Institute of Education at London University, where she attracted great praise. Her needlework featured in an exhibition of modern embroidery at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, in 1933, not long after this piece was made.