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Documenting Native American lifeRead MoreAugust 29, 2020


The photographs of Edward Sheriff Curtis are well-known for their beauty and sensitivity, and as a record of cultures that were feared to be disappearing.

Sectarian Armour by John KindnessRead MoreAugust 29, 2020

London's Imperial War Museum houses an impressive art collection including this: armour that highlights the divisions in Northern Ireland.

Gawthorpe Textiles CollectionRead MoreAugust 29, 2020

Gawthorpe Textiles Collection is looking for stories about textiles making... quickly!

Article of the Week number twenty eight - a Dilana rug and a runner. Read MoreAugust 22, 2020


Each week, an item (or two) is selected for inclusion in the blog. This time, a Dilana rug and runner.

The embroidered bed sheetRead MoreAugust 22, 2020


The Imperial War Museum might seem an unlikely place for a textile, but...

FlightRead MoreAugust 22, 2020

In March I came down to London just before lockdown caused by the pandemic.

Imaging the ArcticRead MoreAugust 22, 2020


In 1996 the British Museum held a conference about the Arctic as seen through photographs.

Igshaan AdamsRead MoreAugust 22, 2020

A South African artist, Igshaan Adams, creates installations and performances that reflect his race, sexuality and spirituality.

Yin XiushenRead MoreAugust 15, 2020

Yin Xiushen explores identity, culture and globalisation through textiles...

Article of the Week number twenty seven - a Manatunga throwRead MoreAugust 15, 2020


Each week an article from the collection in studio is selected for the blog. This week it is a throw from New Zealand.