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  • Nov292023
    Chanel Exhibition Garment

    V&A Museum:18th Century Fabric to Contemporary Design

    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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  • 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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  • Mar312023

    Humphries Weaving Gainsborough Gallery Talk

    To celebrate 50 years of Humphries Weaving, the team hosted key clients, interior designers and curators at a Gainsborough Gallery Talk. Richard Humphries reflected on the companies rich history, current projects and future, and Alex Daniels discussed the complex restoration for which she developed bespoke fabric.

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  • Jan312023
    17th Century Textiles

    17th Century Textiles

    17th Century Textiles form a key element within our archive. From simple plains to highly decorative fabrics, explore some of the key events, designers and styles seen throughout this period.

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  • Nov102022
    Gainsborough Gallery 2

    The Gainsborough Gallery

    This winter sees the opening of the new Gainsborough Gallery in our local town of Sudbury. Follow the development of the green silk damask here.

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  • Oct312022
    Historic Buildings Parks and Gardens Event

    The Historic Buildings Event 2022

    The 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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    HUMPHRIES WEAVING