Tag Archives: Victoria & Albert Museum

My fashion isn’t

FIT lives at the intersection of art and business, and of preservation vs. use. One topic that is crucial to each of these questions is, “Who owns the rights to that?” I’m thankful to say that our sister institution, the … Continue reading

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More is More: cover that surface!

I’m off this week to see an exhibition of medieval embroidery at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. So you can come too, I’ve compiled some images of this sort of embroidery and some of the books we have … Continue reading

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Knit for Victory (over the cold)

Ok, so this site combines several of my favorite things:  Museum archives, old patterns, and the “new” knitting craze.  I can’t resist sharing it: http://www.vam.ac.uk/b/blog/tales-archives/national-knitting-week-knit-victory And interesting that what on our side of the pond is called a “ski mask” … Continue reading

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