CHORD Workshop University of Wolverhampton - Dress, Textiles and Heritage - 13 June 2012


Date13 June 2012
Welcome, coffee & registration11.30 – 12.00

12.00 – 12.30 Helen Cresswell, V&A/RCA, ‘Handmade Tales: Rachel Kay-Shuttleworth as Collector, Maker and Performer of Textiles and her Craft House Vision for Gawthorpe Hall’

12.30 – 13.00 Jennifer Thomson, Walsall Museum, ‘Ordinary Women’s Clothing in the Mid-twentieth Century: The Hodson Shop Collection at Walsall Museum’

Lunch13.00 - 14.00

14.00 - 14.30 Alice McEwan, University of Hertfordshire, ‘Pay Attention to my Clothes’: Curating Bernard Shaw through dress at Shaw’s Corner

14.30 - 15.00 Sue Prichard, V&A, ‘Quilts 1700-2010: Hidden Histories, Untold Stories’

Coffee15.00 - 15.30

15.30 - 16.00 Claire Watson, University of Leeds and Lynne C Webster, University of Leeds, ‘Down Memory Lane: Yorkshire’s Heritage Examined through Clothing’

16.00 - 16.30 Luz Garcia Neira, Faculdade de Tecnologia Senai "Antoine Skaf", Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa, ‘Casa de Rui Barbosa: A Research Study of the Restoration of Textile Artefacts’


University of Wolverhampton
Millennium City Building
City Campus - South

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Registration & further information

For further information, abstracts, registration form and details of accommodation in Wolverhampton


Dr Laura Ugolini
Room MC334
Tel: 01902 321890