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Fabric of Society

Start Date 14 March 2015
End Date 01 November 2015
Venue Cliffe Castle Museum, Bradford Museums
Location Bradford, UK

An exhibition of extravagant fashion from Bradford Museums & Galleries’ collections, Fabric of Society aims to dazzle you with some of the spectacular wedding and party dresses that were a result of Bradford and district’s enormous textile wealth.

From lavish Victorian wedding and evening gowns to suits worn at Queen Victoria’s court, there’s something to delight and inspire everyone, all against the backdrop of Cliffe Castle’s splendid Victorian interiors.

The exhibition also includes a delightful selection of historical wedding gowns worn in the district from the 1860s to the 1980s. Together with accessories from our collections, it’s a show fashion lovers of all ages will enjoy.