Beetle Wing Embroidery

25 June 2008 23:00 - 23:00

Location: Eastleigh, 25 High Street SO50 5LF. UK

Event description

In the 19th century the iridescent wing cases from brightly coloured beetles were popular trimmings for women's dresses and accessories. A talk with examples of beetle wing embroidery from the Museum Service's collections by Alison Carter, Senior Keeper of Art and Design. Admission is free but please book in advance.

This event is part of National Insect Week.

Organisation details

This event was not organised by the AES. Please contact the event organiser if you have any queries.

Event organiser: Hampshire County Council Museums and Archives Service

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