Tapestries & Rugs

Since 1912, when Dovecot Studios was established at Corstorphine in Edinburgh, over 800 textile works have been created by Dovecot Tapestry Studio's weavers. Many of the projects to create private or public commissions have been ambitious. At the time of hanging in the British Library, the R B Kitaj tapestry was the largest in the UK, and the Victoria Crowe work The Large Tree Group Tapestry incorporated only blends of undyed yarn sourced from suppliers all over Britain. Rugs created with artists including Than Clark and Linder have had unconventional end use in broader performance and installation works for exhibitions.


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Gallery & Shop

Mon-Sat 10.30am-5.30pm

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Mon-Fri 12-3pm Sat 10.30am-5.30pm


Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Sat 10am-5pm

Christmas Opening Times

Dovecot's last day before Christmas will be Friday 22 December 2017. Reopening to the public on Monday 8 January 2018.