Category Archives: Textiles

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

Folk textiles and dress from Konavle, Croatia

in a fascinating small museum

The 1903 Costume Ball at the Winter Palace, St Petersburg

An account highlighting the jewels..

Russian Textiles at the Victoria & Albert Museum

A free lecture on 26 November

Happy memories of my friend Audrey

We shared a love of textiles and Russia