The V&A holds the national collection of textiles and fashion, which includes more than 75,000 individual objects or sets of objects that span a period of more than 5,000 years, from Predynastic Egypt to the present day.Read more See less
Discover the rich symbolism in traditional Japanese dress
Four large and beautifully designed tapestries depicting the 15th century hunt of boars, bears, swans, otters, deer and falconry
Contemporary embroidery artist James Merry takes a closer look at surviving masterpieces of English medieval embroidery
See the traditional embroidery techniques used to create masterpieces of opus anglicanum
Do you know your cope from your chasuble, your split stitch from your satin stitch?
Find out how we look after the enormous, hand-knotted Bullerswood Carpet, designed by William Morris
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