Sunday, 2 October 2022
Sunday, 18 September 2022
The collection of the Textile Research Centre, Leiden, contains over 39,000 textiles, garments and accessories such as headgear, footwear, jewellery and walking sticks. It also includes technical items such as hand spinning and weaving equipment. The objects derive from all over world and date from some seven thousand years ago to the present day. The collection was started in 1997 and since then has grown rapidly.
The collection can be searched in a number of different ways, for example, by country, date, technique, as well as by subject category, such as hats, shoes, belts, and so forth.
All of the items in the TRC Collection are now on line, but as with many collections, not every item has (yet) a detailed description and photograph. Every week new information is added to the database by a team of dedicated colleagues.
Sunday, 28 August 2022
Overall, the table event was successful. People were curious about the products and were interested in hearing how they impacted sustainable efforts. One thing that could be done differently is choosing a variety of days and times to display the products. The second day was less successful due to the same crowd of students passing through, most of which had already looked at the products. Also more promotion of the event, actual posters being put around campus instead of just a social media post could be a better reminder of the event occurring.
A few examples. More to see. Go to link below. https://warnertextilearchive.co.uk/products/claremont/
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