Travel theme: Fabric

The travel theme this week on Where’s My Backpack is Fabric. 

I’ve chosen a few photos from my travels to Manchester, UK, mostly from museums but one from the Bury Market, bright coloured materials that are used for saris.

Early 17th century tie on sleeves. Manchester Museum of Costume

Early 17th century tie on sleeves. Manchester Museum of Costume

Late 18th century silk shoes, Manchester Museum of Costume

Late 18th century silk shoes, Manchester Museum of Costume

Elizabethan dress, Ordsal Hall, Salford

Back of the neck ruff of the Elizabethan dress, Ordsall Hall, Salford

Bury market fabric to make a sari. Bury, UK