A restored 19th Century student gown
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Rare 19th Century student gown restored in Glasgow

Student clothing is rarely considered a valuable museum piece but a university gown from the 19th Century has been painstakingly restored by a specialist centre at Glasgow University.

The Textile Conservation Centre has spent months conserving the piece to give a unique insight into student life.

  • 14 May 2012