The Seine Net Queens: A Raw History

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A seine net queen and her attendants on board a float. From left: Barbara Rapson, Lillian Sutherland, and Marie Cowie Helmsdale, Early 1980s

Commissioned by Timespan, Seine Net Queens presented photographs from Timespan’s Archive alongside new works by textile designer Laura Spring and artist Bernie Reid.

Read the accompanying text by Fashion Researcher Mairi MacKenzie:

The Seine Net Queens: A Raw History