From 18th Century Fabric to Contemporary Design at the Victoria & Albert MuseumRead more
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.
The Historic Buildings Event 2023Read more
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.
Conservation & RestorationRead more
Humphries Weaving are best known for our historic restoration work, covering; research, consultancy, design origination, custom colour development and weaving to order.
King Charles III Coronation Gold State CoachRead more
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.
King Charles III Coronation Chairs of EstateRead more
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.
Moiré FabricsRead more
Humphries Weaving Moiré Fabrics The word moiré is French and taken from moirer, meaning to water/make shimmer and was originally…
Humphries Weaving Gainsborough Gallery TalkRead more
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.
17th Century TextilesRead more
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.
The Gainsborough GalleryRead more
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.
The Historic Buildings Event 2022Read more
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.