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Caring for your possessions

Caring for Your Possessions

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Le Snob - Shoes (Hardback)

Le Snob - Shoes (Hardback)

Providing the exclusive knowledge that every true snob must possess, plus authentic insights into the lives and skills of artisans, Le Snob: Shoes off…

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Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

13 June 2015 – 31 January 2016. An exhibition looking at the extremes of footwear from around the globe. From a sandal decorated in pure gold leaf originating from ancient Egypt to the most elaborate designs by contemporary makers.

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Event - A Stitch in time

Fri 09 October 2015 15:00–16:00

Join assistant curator Danielle Thom as she explores the history of needlework tools before the decline of home sewing in the twentieth century. As design objects in their own right, they reflected the fashions and technological innovations of their day. As personal possessions, they represented status and ownership for women in an age when ‘property’ was predominantly the preserve of men.

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