Unravelling the secrets of fabrics
Program:Late Night Live
How is a handmade fabric helping save an ancient forest? Why is sackcloth associated with penance and how does urine give tweed its famous ‘Home Counties’ smell?
Best-selling author Victoria Finlay spins Phillip round the globe, weaving stories of our relationship with cloth. She explores why people through the ages have made it, worn it and created symbols out of it.
GUEST: Victoria Finlay, journalist and author of Fabric: the Hidden History of the Material World (Profile Books)
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Published: ThuThu 3 Aug 2023 at 12:00pm/with Phillip Adams
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