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)
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Some of our more contemplative readers might be interested to learn that the Clothworkers’ Centre will also be home to more than eight-hundred pattern books and swatches. The majority of these are held by the Textiles and Fashion section, though there will also be a good number from our colleagues in the Asian Department. The preparation of these books for travel and storage presented a...
Author: Dawn Hoskin (Assistant Curator)
Mock-ups follow pin-ups in our schedule. They have been one of the most important activities in helping us to arrive at our final selection of museum objects to be displayed in the galleries. They are occasions where we bring together the museum objects that have been selected to feature in a specific display and lay them out in the way that has been proposed by our designers ZMMA.At times, we...