Monthly Archives: April 2013

V&A Object of the Week … 18th Century Fusion Fashion: Britain, India and Japan

Many contemporary fashion designers incorporate a myriad of cultural influences into their designs. This 18th century robe, on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum, reveals that the fusion of different cultural elements in fashion is not a just a … Continue reading

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World Cultures in Exeter: the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery in Exeter, winner of Museum of the Year Award in 2012, is a thing of beauty. The red brick Victorian facade, with its Gothic Revivalist arches and tracery, is stunning. Inside, the … Continue reading

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