Redolent Garments: A Brief History of Perfumed Textiles (online)

Academic Nuri McBride explores the development of perfumed textiles from around the world. Online.To the modern mind, fragranced apparel seems a bit camp and reminds us of the strawberry-scented jelly shoes of the 1980s. Historically, however, from the masking of tannery odours to the perfuming of goldwork embroidery, fragrance added immense value and luxury to […]