Christine Borland + Dovecot Studios: The Edinburgh Seven Tapestry

Edinburgh Futures Institute

The Edinburgh Seven Tapestry commemorates the first women to matriculate at any British university.

Designed by Christine Borland and created by Dovecot Studios, the tapestry triptych was created using a combination of traditional and modern materials and techniques and its organic shapes are based on cellular structure in motion.

Commissioned by Dovecot Studios, with funding from Sir Ewan and Lady Brown.

Date & Time

Permanent Commission

Monday – Friday



Edinburgh Futures Institute

1 Lauriston Pl, EH3 9EF Google Maps



Ticket Information

Drop-in, FREE

Visitor information

  • Step-free access
  • Accessible Toilets
  • Toilets
  • Babychange
  • Café
  • Bike Stand
Header image credit: Christine Borland and Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh Seven Tapestry, 2024. Courtesy of Dovecot Studios. Photo: David Parry.

Edinburgh Futures Institute

1 Lauriston Pl, EH3 9EF

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