Exhibition: Off the Surface - hand-embroidery, old and new

Various locations, South West, United Kingdom

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 10:00 to Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 17:30

A collaborative exhibition showcasing the art of hand embroidery, old and new. Degree students from The Royal School of Needlework have produced contemporary, hand-embroidered work inspired by treasured textiles from world renowned archives at Hampton Court Palace. The exhibition features surface designs such as appliquéd garments, wearable sculpture, 3-D stitched drapes and hangings alongside historic purses, collars and lacework - offering a rare opportunity to see the past revived in a contemporary fashion.

Free entry, open daily 10am-5.30pm.

Country: 
United Kingdom
Regions: 
South West
Status: 
Confirmed