Tag Archives: parasols

Here Comes the Sun – part 2

A guest post by Caroline Whitehead Read Caroline’s first blog post about the parasol collection at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums here. Caring for your parasol Parasols were fragile – the silk split quite easily due to the fact… Read more

Here comes the Sun

Guest post by Caroline Whitehead. We all need something frivolous in our lives now and again, and this month I’ve been working with some of the most frivolous things in Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums’ Costume & Textile Collection… Read more