Museum Of Leathercraft
The founding of Carthage – Dido’s ingenious use of leather

The founding of Carthage – Dido’s ingenious use of leather

  Elissa and the Founding of Carthage (Dido Building Carthage) by J. M. W. Turner 1815       Down to this place they came, where soon…read more »

Jul, 17 · in Miscellaneous

a lady of leather…

 

Jun, 11 · in Uncategorised

Telescope

Astronomical telescope, exterior covered with gold tooled green morocco, draw-tubes covered with green vellum, probably English, 17th century.    

Jul, 24

Heritage Lottery Fund

    The Museum of Leathercraft is delighted to announce that it has been successful with a bid for a Heritage Lottery Fund grant of £78,000 combined…read more »

Jul, 01

SUMMER WORKSHOPS

Summer Workshops at Northampton Town Museum   Leather Stamping Workshops Come along and make your own unique genuine leather key fob, coaster, wristband or bookmark – personalise with…read more »

May, 06

The Future

Many of the more enlightening aspects of running the Museum of Leathercraft are the delight and surprise at making new discoveries within the Collection, and working with…read more »

May, 26

Museum of Leathercraft Loans

          SADDLER’S HALL no. ref. Candle Lantern ref no: 132.50 Bucket Hatcase no. ref. Leather Jug with handle ref no: D.25. 1966.83 Wine…read more »

Mar, 27

Chicken skin glove

Limerick chicken skin gloves, cream edged at the wrist with silk, finely stitched, made of chicken skin and calf leather, early 19th century and glove of ‘chicken…read more »

May, 23

Samuel Pepys 1627

A wallet of brown goatskin (morocco leather) with elaborate embroidery in silver wire: on the front Saml Pepys Esq.: on the back Constantinople Anno 1687. The secretary…read more »

May, 23

Georgina Goodman

Georgina Goodman, the mistress of ‘shoe love’, is proud to announce the rebirth of her website: www.georginagoodman.com  TO INSPIRE AND DELIGHT  This is a very unique and…read more »

May, 22