Category Archives: Museums & Galleries

2015 Travels – Moravia

A week’s tour of the eastern part of the Czech Republic

The Russian Cotton Printing Industry – Part 1: Block printing

Before the 1917 Revolution Russia produced huge quantities of printed cotton textiles

Russian treats

A day of splendid surprises

Festival of Folk Music and Dance at the Ethnographic Museum, Prague

Colourful costumes from all over the Czech Republic

Russian Town Costume

These distinctive garments were a bit of a mystery to me

Vlaho Bukovac

Renowned Croatian artist

The Rupe Museum, Dubrovnik

showing aspects of traditional life, including folk dress

Russian Country Houses

A free lecture at the V&A on 4 March

Folk textiles and dress from Konavle, Croatia

in a fascinating small museum

Russian Textiles at the Victoria & Albert Museum

A free lecture on 26 November