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WELCOME

MOUNTAIN THREADS IS A CENTRE FOR RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND SUSTAINABILITY FOCUSING ON THE TEXTILES AND CULTURES OF NORTHERN VIETNAM. FOUNDED BY LUCY PATTERSON IN 2013, MOUNTAIN THREADS IS HOME TO AN INTERNATIONALLY SIGNIFICANT TEXTILE COLLECTION, AND A RICH ARCHIVE OF PHOTOS AND VIDEOS.

 

FROM THE BEGINNING, EXTENSIVE FIELDWORK HAS UNDERPINNED EVERYTHING MOUNTAIN THREADS DOES. THE TEAM HAS SO FAR VISITED AND DOCUMENTED MORE THAN 130 DIFFERENT COMMUNITIES IN THE MOUNTAINOUS NORTHER PROVINCES.

 

CURRENT ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

Writing books

Textile tours

Talks and exhibitions

Collaboration with fashion brand Tamay & Me

Indigo research gardens

Textile sourcing for collectors and museums