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Costume and Design

Fashion through the ages

News 1966 5 mins

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Westward TV’s Clive Gunnell interviews Desiree Woodford, a lecturer on period costume and design at Widmouth Bay in North Cornwall. Desiree takes Clive through her mini- manikins and shows a large collection of period items including tunics, togas, and clothing from the Roman, Tudor and Victorian and 1960s periods and demonstrates the types of fabric used in the designs.