Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Explore the craft of embroidery from the middle ages to the present day, and trace the history of needlework techniques, designers, patterns, and samplers.

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The Wolsey Angels Appeal

We urgently need your help to raise the £5,000,000 it will cost for the V&A to acquire four Renaissance angels cast for the tomb of Cardinal Wolsey and later in the possession of Henry VIII.

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V&A Linen Digital Embroidery Scarf

V&A Linen Digital Embroidery Scarf

The design on this beautiful scarf is taken from a fragment of Indian embroidery in the V&A's collection. Modern printing techniques have enabled …

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Event - A Vintage Wedding: Hand Embroidered Souvenir Napkins

Sat 11 October 2014 10:30

ONE DAY WORKSHOP: Enjoy crafting your own souvenir piece for your home, a special event or loved one.

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