History Wardrobe

Silk

Silk

From cocoon to couture - a wonderfully sumptuous indulgence of fabrics and fashions from the last 200 years, along with stories of the women who wove, sewed and wore them.
Featuring never-before-seen silk garments from the History Wardrobe costume collection, including 18th century Spitalfields silk, Victorian gowns, 1920s lingerie and a Hardy Amies printed silk dress.

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