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Grant boost to tell the story of the Paisley Shawl

by on 26 August 2021 0
£60,000 award from Museum Galleries Scotland will support creation of exciting displays when the new-look Paisley Museum opens. A £60,000 grant has been secured to tell the story of Paisley’s world-renowned shawls in exciting displays to be created in the town’s transformed museum. Museum Galleries Scotland (MSG) has awarded the money to Paisley Museum... Read More

From Kashmir to Renfrewshire

by on 1 September 2019 0
Dress and Textiles History Scholar Lucy McConnell transports us back to the heyday of textile production in Renfrewshire at the time of the Paisley shawl. Recognised for its level of production and the quality of industrial output, Renfrewshire was a major manufacturer of textiles across numerous decades. As woven textile production spread throughout the... Read More

Sma’ Wonders in Shuttle Street

by on 1 May 2019 0
The Sma’ Shot Cottages in Paisley are one of the town’s most cherished tourist attractions. Stepping back in time is easy when you have free access to the beautifully preserved likes of the Sma’ Shot Cottages.  Originally built in the 1740s, the weaver’s cottage on Shuttle Street has been painstakingly restored to how it... Read More