School of Design

ULITA – an Archive of International Textiles

Detail of a printed silk crepe kimono, c. 1910 with streamers and flowers of the seasons

Japan Textiles Workshop at Leeds Discovery Centre

Date: 1 September 2017 | Time: 2.00pm3.30pm

A chance to see and handle a broad range of Japanese textiles at the main store of Leeds Museums and Galleries, who have lent collection items to Katagami – the craft of the Japanese Stencil exhibition at ULITA. Read more »
Fragment from a Kashmiri shawl. Inv. No.: 2009.87

Asian influences on fashion and textiles: a collaboration with M&S Company Archive

Date: 14 November 2017 | Time: 2.00pm3.30pm

Join us for an exploration of Asian textiles and their influences on fashion. Starting at ULITA we will discover patterns and techniques in our textiles collections from across China, Japan, India and Indonesia. We will then visit the adjacent M&S Company Archive Read more »
Dr Alice Humphrey preparing 'Katagami – the craft of the Japanese Stencil'

Exhibition tour with Dr Alice Humphrey

Date: 20 June 2017 | Time: 6.30pm7.30pm

Join guest curator Dr Alice Humphrey for a special evening tour of Katagami – the craft of the Japanese Stencil. With access to additional stencils from our archive collection alongside a walk-through of the exhibition followed by a Q&A. Free entry, limited Read more »

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