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  • Sep162020
    British Textile Week - UKFT

    British Textile Week 2020

    On the 9th of September the United Kingdom Fashion & textile Association, (UKFT,) launched British Textile Week.. This provided a digital showcase of the craftsmanship, creativity and technical skills of the UK textile industry.

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  • Jul312020
    The old and new damask on the 17th Century Metropolitan Bed, woven 300 years apart on the same tester.

    Historic Textiles for the MET

    The highly influential and venerable institution of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York celebrates its 150th year anniversary this year. We take a look at some of the projects we have collaborated on since Humphries inception in 1972.

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  • Feb222017
    Detail of The Jesse Cope 1310-25 – Photo Credit: Victoria & Albert Museum

    The Treasures of Opus Anglicanum

    Opus Anglicanum is the Latin phrase for ‘English Work’, used to describe the luxurious embroideries of silk, gold and silver; the most prized art forms in medieval Europe. This exhibition at the V&A showcases some of the oldest and most treasured embroideries.

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  • Nov142016
    Thomas Chippendale Chairs, taken from the first edition of The Director.

    Thomas Chippendale – The Furniture Trend Setter

    Thomas Chippendale was a British cabinet and furniture designer of the mid-18th Century. His styles are best classed as being English Rococo and Gothic Chinese. There have been many re works of Chippendale furniture over the centuries as it was, and still is, one of the leading styles in historic furniture.

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  • Sep282016
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    Decorex International 2016

    Decorex is internationally renowned for being the event to find the best and most luxurious products in the interiors market. It has a rich heritage and has grown and evolved to stay at the top of the market, exhibiting some of the finest quality craftmanships out there.

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