Workshop: ‘The Creation, Collection and Care of Textiles and Dress in Museums and Historic Houses: Amateurs and Professionals’

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Pocket, single, c. 1800, 60.504, Amgueddfa Cymru, Sain Ffagan, Caerdydd / National Museum Wales St Fagans, Cardiff. Part of the Pockets of History Collection.

The workshop on: ‘The Creation, Collection and Care of Textiles and Dress in Museums and Historic Houses:  Amateurs and Professionals’
will take place at the University of Wolverhampton
on 11 June 2015

The programme, together with abstracts, registration details and further information, can be found at:
http://home.wlv.ac.uk/~in6086/textiles2015.htm

The programme includes:

Brenda King, Chair – the Textile Society, ‘A big story in a small thing’

Vivienne Richmond, Goldsmiths, University of London, ‘Unpicking the History of Disability and Craftwork’

Ann French, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester ‘ “We are doing what seems to me the most scientific way of cataloguing an embroidery collection….” :   Reflecting on the collector’s legacy’

Katy May, ‘Revisiting the clothing of Mr and Mrs Tobitt (d.1987)’

Kathryn Rogerson, Harris Museum and Art…

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