Are you ready to see some stripes? From 18 September – 31 March 2022 there’s a new exhibition at the Silk Museum — in the upstairs gallery — all about the iconic Macc Stripe designs from the 1920s-1940s. Discover why Macclesfield’s Mill Workers gained the nickname of ‘Best Dressed’ at this time.
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