Exhibition: Material Memory

Year: 2015 Origin: Bolton, England Donated By: Damien Wilton Bought in 2015, these slippers have served Damien well. He has treated them to various repairs, insoles and patches over the years, the most visible being the Harris tweed patches on the upper. All inspired by his sewing skills and efforts to make-do and mend. During […]

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Year: 1975 Origin: Rampur, Pakistan Donated By: Rosina Raised Materials:  Cotton dress and fabric covered vase  At 28, in 1975 my father travelled to Pakistan to be married and was introduced to my mother. Arranged marriages were a traditional part of Pakistani culture so my mother didn’t really see my father until the wedding day. On the […]

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