A New Web-Based Costume Workbook

Experienced members of the Costume Committee create „Clothes tell stories“: the Costume Workbook, an on-line catalog of written and visual ideas of how to show and use historical and contemporary costume in museums. The target... Read more

Blythe Houes, Clothworkers Centre

The V&A Clothworkers Centre has Opened

This Centre for the Study and Conservation of Textiles and Fashion at Blythe House in west London, offering unprecedented access to the museum’s textiles, receives about 800 requests for access from researchers a year. Visits... Read more

Sibudu Cave in South Africa

Plant Fibre Processing 77,000 Years Ago

We have reported in Textile Forum magazine 1/2010 about early traces of fibre processing over 30,000 years ago, found in the Dzudzuana cave in Georgia. Now we heard that already in 2010 important archaeological findings... Read more