All things bright and beautiful - Ep 16
Play • 1 hr 10 min

I hope that you have something appropriate to wear, because this month Matilda chats to textile archaeologist Ronja Lau all about that most essential of tools - the mighty sewing needle. Have you ever wondered what the earliest needles would have been made from? How colourful the past really was? The significance of a ring covered in horse hair? Then put on your glad rags and listen in to this month’s episode!


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