Exhibition Visit- Chintz: Cotton in Bloom

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The Fashion and Textile Museum presents us with a wonderful opportunity to explore the methods, rich meaning and modernisation of the fabric Chintz. This intricate, floral cotton simultaneously succeeds in familiarity and exoticness, captivating us with its technical craftsmanship and closely guarded history. The exhibition highlights the journey of the Chintz industry through generations, leading …

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(Flashback) Visiting the Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk Exhibition

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As a member of the V&A, I try to visit most of the temporary exhibitions they put on in the fine institution that is the Victoria and Albert Museum. At the start of March, they opened their doors on their newest addition ‘Kimono:Kyoto to Catwalk’. Held in North Court of the building, this exhibition brings …

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S.E.W’s first Embroidery Exhibition

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Last month, the Society for Embroidered Works held their very first exhibiton dedicated solely to embroidery. The International Contemporary Stitched Art Exhibiton was held in a characterful space in Clerkenwell, the turn out for quite a niche exhibition looked to be pretty good. ‘Despite her strength she remained on guard 1’ 25×21 cm by Christina …

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