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  • Jan152024

    The Henry Ford Estate

    In 2023 we wove custom dyed brocatelle for The Henry Ford Estate. Read more about this prestigious restoration here.

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  • Dec202023

    Festive Opening 2023/24

    Festive opening 2023/24 -Our last working day is Thursday 21st of December and we re-open on Tuesday 2nd January. Take a look at some of our key milestones of 2023.

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  • Nov292023
    Chanel Exhibition Garment

    From 18th Century Fabric to Contemporary Design at the Victoria & Albert Museum

    At Humphries, we are always looking for inspiration to combine history with contemporary design, from 18th Century fabric to Chanel’s tweed suits. We recently found ourselves at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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  • Oct112023
    HHA 2019

    The Historic Buildings Event 2023

    The 50th Annual AGM and Historic Buildings Parks and Gardens Event for Historic Houses, (HBPGE,) will once again be taking place at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London.

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  • Sep082023

    Account Manager Interior Textiles

    We are searching for an Account Manager to join us to project manage the fabric design development process with our clients.

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  • Aug252023
    Brighton Pavilion Saloon Humphries Weaving

    Silk Curtain Fabric

    Curtains were introduced during the 15th century before this silk curtain fabric was mainly used for walling and bed drapes. The sole purpose of curtains was to keep out the draughts and general cold weather.

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  • Jul312023

    Conservation & Restoration

    Humphries Weaving are best known for our historic restoration work, covering; research, consultancy, design origination, custom colour development and weaving to order.

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  • May052023

    King Charles III Coronation Gold State Coach

    Humphries Weaving are proud to have supplied crimson Duchess Satin for interior upholstery of the Gold State Coach. After the Coronation their Majesties will travel in the Gold State Coach as part of the Coronation procession from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace.

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  • May032023

    King Charles III Coronation Chairs of Estate

    For the Coronation of King Charles III Humphries Weaving has continued the proud royal weaving tradition of East Anglia by supplying pure silk damask for the Chairs of Estate upholstery. The Chairs of Estate will be used during the early parts of the Service and for the Coronation of Her Majesty The Queen Consort.

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  • Apr282023

    Moiré Fabrics

    Humphries Weaving Moiré Fabrics The word moiré is French and taken from moirer, meaning to water/make shimmer and was originally…

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