Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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Author: William Newton (Assistant Curator - Department of Furniture, Textiles & Fashion)
After half a decade in the making, this week the Department of Furniture, Textiles & Fashion welcomed its first public appointments at the Clothworkers' Centre. A mixture of students, scholars and workers from the heritage industry have viewed, amongst them, Ethiopian Imperial robes, 1930s underwear, 19th century embroidered samplers and the Tailor of Gloucester waistcoat. Toward the...