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Historic royal fashion

Short project pack for design students

Short project pack for design students

About this learning resource

Format: PDF

This pack includes background information and activity ideas to use during a visit to the King’s State Apartments at Kensington Palace and back in the classroom.  The activities are designed to be a self-contained, short project achievable within one visit to the palace and one lesson.

National Curriculum links

  • Supports Art, Craft and Design and Textile Design specifications for OCR, AQA and Edexcel and Arts Award Bronze, Silver and Gold.

Learning objectives

To develop knowledge and understanding of:

  • Georgian, Neo-classical, Palladianism and Rococo design.
  • How to design and create a pattern repeat.
  • Different printing processes including block (lino) printing and stencilling.

Resource Information

Key Stage

  • KS5 (age 16+)

Subjects

  • Art & Design

Topic

  • Georgians

Type

  • For your visit

Palace

  • Kensington Palace
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Key Stage

  • Home Educators
  • KS2 (age 7-11)
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  • KS4 (age 15-16)
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Subject

  • History

Topic

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Dr Sally Tuckett, University of Glasgow, describes why the study of fashion and dress is so useful for social historians.

Key Stage

  • KS5 (age 16+)

Subject

  • Art & Design

Topic

  • Georgians

A detailed look at historic royal fashion. Examine one of the treasures of the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection, a beautiful man’s silk court coat from the 1790s.

Key Stage

  • KS5 (age 16+)

Subject

  • Art & Design

Topic

  • Georgians