Record number GP73
        Simple name gansey pattern
        Full name diamonds & moss stitch & vertical & indigenous
        Other name Harry 'Duncan' Cooper's meshes and moss stitch gansey
        Named collection  
        Classified name 4.151.721
            System SHIC
        Brief description Gansey pattern, Harry 'Duncan' Cooper's navy blue gansey; garter stitch meshes alternating with moss stitch columns; deciphered from a photograph by Michael Pearson, Sheringham, 1982; over 30 years old
        Nature wearer
        Person fisherman : Cooper, Harry 'Duncan'
        Place Cliff Road & Sheringham & Norfolk
        Activity fishing
        Date 1982
        Note inherited gansey from his father 30 years prior to the photograph
        Nature previous owner
        Person fisherman : Cooper, John 'Duncan'
            Note3 father of Harry 'Duncan' Cooper
        Place & Sheringham & Norfolk
        Activity fishing
        Date 1950 = 1959 (1950s)
        Method hand knitted
        Person knitter :
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            Birth place & Norfolk
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            Death place  
        Date 1940 = 1952 (estimate)
        Place & Sheringham & Norfolk
        Technical data 12 spi (estimate)
            Note3 tension
        Note Typical Sheringham design (cf. Edie Middleton)
        Simple name gansey
        Full name  
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        Note owned by Harry 'Duncan' Cooper; inherited from his father 30 years before photograph was taken
            Institution3 Michael Pearson
            Institution3 MRW
        Type digitised image
        Type b/w photograph (print)
        Reference number 328
            Institution3 Michael Pearson
                Note4 Jesmond Gates, Newcastle
        Note Photographed 24.2.1982 during research tour for book Michael Pearson's Traditional Knitting. Aran, Fair Isle and Fisher Ganseys. 1983; photographic print gifted to Cromer Museum by Michael Pearson (unaccessioned) 1982.
        Result pattern chart
        Person charted by : Warren, Martin
        Person swatch knitted by : Smith, Val
        Date 20.8.2021
        Reference number GP73_chart.pdf
        Type sampler
        Corporate body for :
        Person knitted by :
        Date requested  
    Documentation group  
        Link shering.html
    Recorder Warren, Martin : 17.8.2021
    Documentation group