The Wind Portal by Najla El Zein Studio at the V&A movie
Lebanese designer Najla El Zein has made a movie of her Wind Portal, with 5000 spinning paper windmills being installed at the V&A museum in London.
Quilty pleasures: V&A exhibition celebrates the material world
A new V&A exhibition traces the history of British quilting, showcasing elegant bedspreads from the 1700s as well as contemporary designs by Tracey Emin and Grayson Perry
Dance in Popular Theatre
A brief history of dance in popular theatre from the 17th century, through music hall, the development of ballet, skirt dancing and the Tiller Girls.
random international: swarm study/iii at the V&A
this sculptural light installation by random international responds to visitor movement along the staircase that joins the architecture and ceramics galleries at london's victoria and albert museum.
Bianca Gavrilas Photostream
Bianca Gavrilas Photos Photos - Model Bianca Gavrilas wears a a hand-embroidered cape made from the silk of the Golden Orb Spider in the V&A Museum's Medieval and Renaissance Gallery on January 23, 2012 in London, England. The cape is one of two golden spider silk textiles that exist in the world, it was made in Madagascar over a period of 8 years and using the silk of silk of 1.2million spiders. A Golden Spider Silk Cape Is Unveiled At The Victoria And Albert Museum
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1940s English tea cozy pattern to knit from the Victoria and Albert Museum. If it fits wonky I don't think I'll hear the tea pot complaining (the kettle on the other hand, is a different story!)
odditiesoflife: “ World’s Oldest Socks These odd, ancient socks are the earliest knitted items in the Victoria & Albert Museum’s collection and quite possibly the oldest socks in the world. Made in...
Decoration in Stage Costume
Decoration on a costume can range from the extravagantly expensive, like Chaliapin's costume for the Coronation scene of Boris Godunov, to ingenious ways of suggesting opulence with inexpensive materials or the unexpected use of, say, industrial substances.