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 Château de Juvisy Appeal

We need your help to raise £500,000 to acquire the Baroque oil painting of the Château de Juvisy, by Pierre-Denis Martin, court painter to Louis XIV in time for the opening of the Europe 1600-1800 galleries.

Help us buy The Château de Juvisy

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The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine (Paperback)

The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine (Paperback)

Rozsika Parker's now classic  re-evaluation of the reciprocal relationship between women and  embroidery has brought stitchery out from the private wo…

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Event - Clothworkers' Centre, Blythe House

Tue 13 May 2014 12:00

The Clothworkers’ Centre for the Study and Conservation of Textiles and Fashion houses over 104,000 objects from the Textiles and Fashion, and Asia collections.

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