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Textiles, Art History, Gardens, and a Little Mental Traveling with Courtney Barnes 2006-2016


Liberty at Charleston

[Image via Charleston

As Liberty's archivist, Anna Buruma's name often pops up on this blog. Next month, when she visits Bloomsbury territory, readers in Britain will have a chance to hear her speak about the long history of the London department store's iconic prints. Tickets to the event -- scheduled for Thursday, September 6 at 7 p.m. -- are available online.

 [Liberty's very famous peacock feathers print, newly available online 
in a linen-cotton furnishing weight.]

In the meantime, you can learn more about Buruma's work in this 2010 NY Times piece, or check out one of my past posts on her book for the V & A (click here and scroll down).

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