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"The Ten Virgins" casket and key c. 1907

CRE TRAQUAIR, Phoebe; (Scottish: 1852-1936) MANU Brook and Son of George Street NFA assisted purchase.
Traquair was a leading figure of the Edinburgh Arts and Crafts movement. Her varied output included illuminated manuscripts, illustrations, bookbinding, murals, textiles, metal and enamel work. She took up enamelling in the 1900s, to be set as jewellery and formal display pieces such as triptyc…