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”ART TEXTILES: Marian Clayden” at the Fashion and Textile Museum

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A retrospective of luxurious art textiles in silk, velvet, cotton and felted wool by internationally collected designer Marian Clayden. The exhibition celebrates the influence of a British-born artist (1937–2015) who transformed psychedelic tie-dyed fabrics into a million-dollar fashion business in the United States. Curated by Mary Schoeser, the globally respected historian, Art Textiles takes a close look at the shibori dyeing techniques used by Clayden, revealing how simple methods can create complex, sumptuous effects.

Part of the Festival of Textiles 2016-Exhibition Dates: 11 March – 17 April 2016 / Main Gallery

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