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Australia, Britannia and a trade union bannerRead MoreSeptember 12, 2020

London is full of museums with amazing collections.

Knitting... in a nutshellRead MoreSeptember 12, 2020

Knitting over the last century has developed from a home craft to Big Business.

KolamRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020

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Kolam is the Asian art and craft of making patterns out of ground rice to greet the start of each day.

Kimonos at the Victoria and AlbertRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020

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Finally, we have managed to get to the Victoria and Albert Museum to see the Kimono exhibition.

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.

The embroidered bed sheetRead MoreAugust 22, 2020

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

Imaging the ArcticRead MoreAugust 22, 2020

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

Making a robe in the Qing DynastyRead MoreAugust 15, 2020

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During China's Qing Dynasty, imperial robes required attention to detail and a lot of work.

Kyungah Ham at the Victoria and Albert MuseumRead MoreAugust 8, 2020

The Victoria and Albert Museum has reopened and, as always, a visit uncovers old favourites and new pieces.

Cubism and FashionRead MoreJuly 4, 2020

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Did you know that the art movement, Cubism, has had a big influence on fashion too?