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The defiant English glove revival

Turner, F (2016) The defiant English glove revival. In: X International Fashion Conference: Fashion On The Move - Rethinking Design, 20-21 April 2016, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.

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Abstract

The Artisan skills of producing handmade leather gloves has long been an important trade is the West region of England. The towns and cities stretching from Worcester to Bath and beyond have been since the seventeenth century, a vital provider of employment in the area for both the glove makers, and for the leather tanneries. The last hundred years saw a marked decline in artisan glove making in this area due to much production being moved abroad. However, there has been a resurgence of demand for exquisite, hand made, quality gloves due to a variety of social influences, which will be explored in this paper.

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This paper was accepted by the conference organizers but was not presented as the author was unable to attend.

Divisions: Bath School of Art and Design
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2016 12:14
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2016 11:36
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/6989
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