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Discovering Textiles - Kesi from China Read MoreJune 26, 2021

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In China's Qing Dynasty it took five weavers at lest three years to make an imperial robe.

The Loom Room Read MoreJune 26, 2021

This week I have been very proud to be featured on The Loom Room.

Article of the week - number sixty-six - an embroidered decalRead MoreJune 26, 2021

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This week's piece from the collection is a decal by artist Adam Bridgland.

Drawing from traditions - Igshaan AdamsRead MoreJune 26, 2021

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Igshaan Adams is a South African artist from Cape Town who interweaves traditional practices to explore identity, sexuality and meaning.

Waulking songsRead MoreJune 26, 2021

Finishing tweed was once a communal activity in the isles.

Clothes on filmRead MoreJune 19, 2021

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Rosalind Russell in the opening scenes of the film His Girl Friday wears a wonderfully strong outfit of chevron-styled fabric.

Repairing a rope bridgeRead MoreJune 19, 2021

A rope bridge strung across the Apurimac river in Peru has been rebuilt.

A visit to Making Nuno at Japan HouseRead MoreJune 19, 2021

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This week we visited Making Nuno at Japan House.

Article of the Week - number sixty-five - a bandage from the First World WarRead MoreJune 19, 2021

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In the weekly highlight of pieces from the collection there is a triangular bandage from the 1940s.

Discovering Textiles - Santa Cruz banana weavingRead MoreJune 19, 2021

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Santa Cruz in the Solomon Islands has a tradition of weaving banana fibres.