[Exhibition] Textiles in Bloom

Hi everyone,

Another wonderful event has been scheduled for the Australian Heritage Festival: Textiles in Bloom at the beautiful Kew mansion, Villa Alba. From the website:

Explore examples of 19th and 20th century fashion and design, employing floral motifs, in the heritage interiors of the Villa Alba Museum.

In partnership with the Kew Historical Society, an exhibition of fashion and design is being displayed in the ground stairs rooms of the Museum during the weekend of 1 – 2 May 2021.

The exhibition is part of a year long event celebrating ‘Flowers at Villa Alba’. The exhibits will allow you view aesthetically significant and rare examples of printed floral fabrics and embroidery by Australian and international designers. Theses include displays of 19th and 20th century costumes, millinery, soft furnishings and accessories.

What: Textiles in Bloom at Villa Alba Museum
When: 1st-2nd May 2021, 12.30pm-4pm
Where: Villa Alba museum, 44 Walmer Street, Kew VIC 3101
Cost: $15. Book here.

More information at the Villa Alba site and the National Trust Australian Heritage Festival site.

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