Category Archives: Textiles

Photographs of Romanian dress from the 1930s and 1940s

An expression of national identity from a lost era

Traditional Ukrainian Headdresses Recreated

The colourful beauty of folk dress

Artistic impressions of folk dress

Some lovely images

Tibor Reich

Hungarian-born textile designer who influenced British interiors

Christmas Decorations

Lighting up Moscow and London for the festive season

The Russian Cotton Printing Industry – Part 2: Factory Production and Peasant Dress

The industry in the 19th and early 20th century

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

British Workers in the Russian Textile Industry before 1917

A brief outline of some research I’ve been doing

Russian Town Costume

These distinctive garments were a bit of a mystery to me