Costume & Textiles Category
Charlotte Treadwin and Frances Bury Palliser came from very different backgrounds, but were united by their interest in lace-making. Their lace collections were amongst the first objects to be donated to the museum in August 1868 and May 1869.
One of the most exciting things about being a textile conservator is that it allows one to closely observe the way an item is constructed and what it is made from. Often there is a surprise in store particularly when an unusual material is used. In 2011 when RAMM reopened after its redevelopment a stunning […]Read More