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 My father came to the UK from Domal, Azad Kashmir, at 16 years old to find work and began his employment in the Lancashire cotton mills. At 28, in 1975 he returned to Pakistan to be married and was introduced to my mother. Arranged marriages were […]

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