IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 809: Textiles in Context

Tuesday 13 July 2004, 16.30-18.00

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:Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester
Paper 809-aText and Textiles: Early Medieval Embroidered Inscriptions
(Language: English)
Elizabeth Coatsworth, now retired
Index terms: Archaeology - Artefacts, Art History - Decorative Arts, Daily Life, Social History
Paper 809-cOne Quilt or Two?: A Reconstruction of the Guicciardini Tristan Embroidery and its Narrative
(Language: English)
Sarah E. M. Randles, Sancta Sophia College, Australian National University, Sydney
Index terms: Art History - Decorative Arts, Language and Literature - Italian
Abstract

This session will focus on decorated textiles – embroideries and tapestries – and consider the function and audience of their text and images.