Lochhead was commissioned in 1997 by Historic Scotland, to design
the textile hangings
an interpretation of the Cloth of Estate of James IV, King of Scotland.
wall hangings were created in a rich fabric woven by Kentmeister
of Germany in sage green chenille and gold. This in turn is trimmed
with red chenille and gold braid and twelve inch deep chenille and
gold fringe. An indication of the scale of the work comes from the
that the fringe weighs quarter of a tonne. Catriona Pretsell constructed
the vast area of fabric,
braid and fringe.