Follow the Thread exhibition in Glasgow

If you are in Glasgow before 27th May 2019, this exhibition from the Glasgow University Archives looks good. They have illustrations of Victorian evening gowns, swatches of Edwardian fabrics, and catalogues full of designs fit for a 1920s flapper girl and photographs of mini-skirted models from the swinging 1960s.

The university has an important collection, including the annals of more than 130 Scottish textile businesses such as thread mills, dye works and dress shops: companies which designed, manufactured and traded the fabrics that for 200 years, clothed a substantial part of the world’s population.

And it is on at The Lighthouse, a Charles Rennie Mackintosh building that is always worth a visit when you are in the middle of Glasgow.

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