CHORD Workshop: ‘Embellished Textiles: Interpretation and Care of Fine Needlework in Museums and Historic Houses’

The programme of this workshop, which will take place at the University of Wolverhampton on 12 June 2013, is now available: Image

11.00 – 11.30 Welcome, coffee and registration

11.30 – 12.00 Mary M Brooks, Durham University, ‘..beauty’s waste hath in the world an end’: Decay, Conservation and the Making of Meaning in the Museum

12.00 – 12.30 Ksynia Marko, Rachel Langley and Philippa Sanders, Textile Conservation Studio, National Trust, Conserving Penelope with Patience and Perseverance: a case history of a large 16th Century Appliquéd Hanging from Hardwick Hall

12.30 – 13.00 Student five-minute presentations:

Jenny Evans, University of Wolverhampton, The Hodson Shop Project: Unworn and Everyday Dress in the Museum

Madeleine Green, University of Wolverhampton, Building a Collection from the Souvenir: Travel and Domestic Display in the Long Eighteenth-Century

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 14.30 Miriam Ali-de-Unzaga, Visiting Scholar at the The Papyrus Museum, Vienna, The Material culture and History of Islamic Embellished Textiles at the Papyrus Museum in Vienna

14.30 – 15.00 Elizabeth McMahon, From Jacobean Jewels to Crowd-Sourced Jackets:  A seventeenth-century luxury object, freed from storage, then reproduced and stored again…

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee

15.30 – 16.00 Melissa Laird, Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia, Frailty And Passion: Threadwork for the Musée de Mort

16.00 – 16.30 Emma Slocombe, National Trust, Knole, A Grand Repository Reviewed

For more information, including abstracts and registration forms, see:

http://home.wlv.ac.uk/~in6086/histextiles2013.htm

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One response to “CHORD Workshop: ‘Embellished Textiles: Interpretation and Care of Fine Needlework in Museums and Historic Houses’

  1. Reblogged this on The Hodson Shop Project and commented:
    I’ll be delivering a short presentation on The Hodson Shop Project at this workshop on 12 June 2013:

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