Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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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Global Textile Encounters (Paperback)

Global Textile Encounters (Paperback)

Global Textile Encounters is a fascinating journey into three significant textiles and clothing cultures: China, India and Europe. The common thread i…

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Strawberry Thief Free iPad Game

Strawberry Thief by BAFTA award winning games designer Sophia George is a playful celebration of the work of Victorian designer William Morris. Uncover the famous Arts and Crafts design by drawing on your screen with your finger and watch your iPad transform from blank paper to an animated masterpiece.

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Event - Smart Textiles

Fri 19 June 2015–Sat 20 June 2015

PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: Come and play with smart materials and simple electronics and their application to textiles.

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