School of Design

ULITA – an Archive of International Textiles

Japan Textiles Workshop at Leeds Discovery Centre

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

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

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. World Cultures curator, Antonia Lovelace, will showcase examples of luxury and folk fabrics including fabulous embroidered wedding Uchikake, indigo tie-dyes, delicate appliques and zori and geta footwear.

Please book direct by emailing discovery.centre@leeds.gov.uk, or telephoning 0113 3782100.

Leeds Discovery Centre is on Carlisle Rd, south of the Royal Armouries, go to leeds.gov.uk/discoverycentre for information on how to get there.

 

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