• KNITWEAR: Chanel to Westwood

Dovecot presents this major exhibition of inspirational 20th century fashion knitwear in Scotland for the first time.  

KNITWEAR Chanel to Westwood features over 150 inspirational knitwear pieces from the collection of Mark and Cleo Butterfield: highlights include 1920s Chanel jersey, vintage woollen swimwear, post-war Hollywood-style knits, and 1950s cocktail sweaters, 1960s crochet, 1970s Bill Gibb, 1980s Vivienne Westwood and 1990s Julien MacDonald.

The exhibition charts important designers and the influence of art movements such as Modernism, Pop, Punk and Deconstruction alongside new knitwear technologies and design innovation.


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Gallery & Shop

Gallery & Shop
Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm (including Sundays during August)

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Mon-Fri: 12–3pm
Sat: 10am–5pm

Festival Opening Times 2022:

Mon-Sun 9.30am-5pm*
Monday 1st August–Monday 29th August 2022

*Late night opening on every Thursday until 8pm


Pinks at Dovecot
Christmas Hours: Pinks will be closed from 24 Dec to 4 Jan

Mon–Sat: 10am - 4pm (last sitting)