IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 709: Textile in Transition

Tuesday 13 July 2004, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:DISTAFF: Discussion, Interpretation and Study of Textile Arts, Fabrics and Fashion
Organiser:Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester
Moderator/Chair:Elizabeth Coatsworth, now retired
Paper 709-aOne of a Kind: A Purse with Late Medieval Designs but Early Modern Techniques
(Language: English)
Anne Reaves, Department of English & Communication, Marian College, Indianapolis
Index terms: Archaeology - Artefacts, Art History - Decorative Arts, Daily Life, Social History
Paper 709-bAnglo-Saxon Embroidery: Sutton Hoo to the Cuthbert Vestment - From Functional to Decorative?
(Language: English)
Alexandra M. Lester-Makin, School of History of Art & Design, Manchester Metropolitan University
Index terms: Archaeology - Artefacts, Art History - Decorative Arts, Daily Life, Social History
Paper 709-cNaughty or Not: The Late Elizabethan Embroidered Jacket
(Language: English)
Danielle Nunn-Weinberg, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester
Index terms: Archaeology - Artefacts, Art History - Decorative Arts, Daily Life, Social History
Abstract

Fanging from Anglo-Saxon to late medieval and early modern, the session will consider edevlopments in decorative sewing, with regards to both technique and function