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Wednesday, October 18, 2017


Exhibition Public - Europe & Africa

The Beautiful Stitch: Textile Treasures of the Embroiderers Guild

Bucks County Museum
Church Street,
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Jul 01, 2017 To Oct 28, 2017


Detail: The Embroiderers’ Guild, now settled into its new home at Bucks County Museum, owns a nationally important collection of costume and textiles from around the world.

Highlights from this unique and inspiring collection will form the basis of a major exhibition at the County Museum in Aylesbury through the summer of 2017.

Opening on 1 July to 28 October, the exhibition will focus on the diverse and ever-changing nature of embroidery across time and place, and will include some of the finest pieces from the Guild’s stunning collections of historical and contemporary embroidery: from Chinese shoes to American Indian gloves, from 18th century whitework to 21st century artwork, and from miniature stitches to the world’s longest embroidery!

Phone No.: 01296 331441
Contact Name: Richard de Peyer
Contact Email: [email protected]
Site URL: http://www.buckscountymuseum.org/museum/events/361/treasures-of-the-embroiderers-guild-collection



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