Dress to Dye For, A

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  • 19 December 2006

Coats of Many Colours

Three inventions - the sewing machine, synthetic dyes and the cage-crinoline - had a huge impact on fashion and society. Find out how these changed life (and in some instances brought death) in Victorian Britain, and how the colour mauve had an explosive influence on World War I.

A Dress to Dye For, People’s Palace, Glasgow, until Sun 15 Apr

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