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Tree Dress, Charles James, 1955. Museum no. T.277-1974. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Textiles

The V&A holds the national collection of Textiles and Fashion, which spans a period of more than 5000 years, from Predynastic Egypt to the present day. Almost all textile techniques are represented, including woven, printed and embroidered textiles, lace, tapestries and carpets.

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William Morris Textiles (Hardback)

William Morris Textiles (Hardback)

William Morris Textiles was the first comprehensive survey of the many hundreds of original, colourful textiles produced by William Morris and the two…

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Game: The Definery

Luxury or Vulgar? Let The Definery help you decide what objects to own. Simply enter an object into The Definery, answer a series of questions about the object, and wait for its judgement.

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Event - Woven e-textiles (April 2016)

Fri 22 April 2016–Sun 24 April 2016

3 DAY PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: A 3-day practical introduction to woven electronic textiles using frame loom weaving, simple electronics and basic computer programming.

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