WALK & TALK | FLOWERING NEEDLES: Embroidery from Elizabeth to Victoria

Wednesday 26 May 2010, 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM

Through embroideries from the 17th to 19th centuries, you can explore the history of this fascinating artform – the inspirations, the people, the techniques and its uses, many featuring lush flowers. Sourced through The Embroiderers Guild, Victoria in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary celebrations of The Embroiderers Guild, Victoria.

This exhibition has been curated for The Johnston Collection by Dorothy Morgan.

To book the WALK & TALK to experience FLOWERING NEEDLES the on a date of your choice, a minimum group booking of 4 is preferred.


detail Jacket in the Burrell Collection in Glasgow. circa 1615-18. There is a jacket in the Bath Fashion Museum with an identical embroidery design. 

SOLD OUT This event is currently at capacity. If you wish to be added to the waitlist, please email visitorservices@johnstoncollection.org or call The Johnston Collection on (03) 9416 2515 and we will contact you if places become available.