Talk Past event Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Annual Huguenot Lecture

Join expert curators and inspiring speakers for our free weekly lunchtime lectures

  • The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, V&A South Kensington

  • Free event

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Lesley Miller, Senior Curator of Textiles and Fashion at the V&A will be talking about the process of making silk in eighteenth-century England and France. Lesley, the author of Selling Silks: A Merchant’s Sample Book 1764, will unveil world of weaving, sharing insights on how Huguenot working practices related to the work of their competitors in Lyon in the south east of France.

Visit our SoundCloud channel to listen to past Lunchtime Lectures: soundcloud.com/vamuseum/sets/v-a-lunchtime-lecture-series