Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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Author: Dawn Hoskin (Assistant Curator)
I have to admit that many of the tasks I most enjoy are those which necessitate bringing together a number of museum objects in the same space. Placed together, objects seem to become more ‘alive’ as their various colours and textures draw out and highlight a range of different qualities in each other. So this week I was happy to visit the Conservation studios to discuss fabric...
Author: Dawn Hoskin (Assistant Curator)
In a previous post I explained how we have been holding workshops with external specialists. These enable us to draw from a broad spectrum of expertise when focussing on specific areas of the galleries and their development.We recently held another of these workshops, this time focusing on a significant work that was first published in 1723: Picart and Bernard’s Cérémonies et coutumes...