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Mixed messages

Hi I’m Mitzi, currently researching two items that will go on display in July. One is Judith Duffey’s Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing – a contemporary knitted piece linked to questions of home/safety, gender and textile-art. There is so much relevant … Continue reading

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Men of Cloth

Men of Cloth, an exhibition of stitched textiles by Michael Brennand-Wood, Gavin Fry, Matthew Harris, James Hunting, Colin Jenkins and Kazuhito Takadoi, will be at the Waterside Arts Centre, 3 July to 4 September 2010.  Work by a few artists … Continue reading

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Get TACTILE

http://www.whitworth.manchester.ac.uk/learning/post16/tactile/

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Noses in books

At the end of July three of the cases in the Textile Gallery will contain a new selection of objects from our collection.  The items were chosen last year to allow us plenty of time to get them ready for … Continue reading

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Wardle comes down but his patterns can still be seen…

The textile exhibition The Manchester Indian: Thomas Wardle and India has come down this week.  The wonderful selection of textiles collected by Wardle in India, or dyed and printed by his company in Leek, are coming off their display stands … Continue reading

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The Body Browser

I’m the Assistant Curator who works with textiles at the Whitworth. I recently picked some things from our collection to go on display in one of the drawer units in the Textile Gallery. We have thousands of textiles in the … Continue reading

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Welcome to Textiles – Whitworth

On this blog you will find glimpses of how we work and the textile treasures we look after at the Whitworth Art Gallery.  Visit us for regular posts about… Who we are and what we do – from Curators to … Continue reading

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