CHORD Workshop - Textile Fragments: Incomplete Textiles and Dress in Museums and Historic Houses

Programme for 12 June 2014

Time           

11.00-11.30Welcome, coffee and registration
11.30-12.00

Rachel Boak, The National Trust, ‘”A fine lot of old velvet”: the Rothschild taste for textile fragments at Waddesdon Manor’

Abstract

12.00-12.30

Judith Carmel-Arthur, ‘Hannah Gubbay: the fragmentary story of a woman textile enthusiast and collector of significance’

Abstract
12.30-13.00

Jacqueline Hyman and Anita Forth, The Textile Restoration Studio, ‘What’s behind your wall? Hidden garments found in Bolton’

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13.00-14.00Lunch
14.00-14.30

Sarah Jane Kenyon, Adorned In Trimmings

Abstract

14.30-15.00

Lisa Mason, National Museums Scotland, ‘Illustrating the Design Process: The Bernat Klein Archive, National Museums Scotland’

Abstract

15.00-15.30Coffee
15.30-16.00

Gina Pierce, London Metropolitan University, ‘The influence of the Parker Knoll Company on the textile manufacturing industry, and on the furniture purchasing choices made by the British public, 1930-50’

Abstract

16.00-16.30

Maj Ringgaard, National Museum of Denmark, ‘Stockings from the dump: evidence of professional stocking repairs from early modern Copenhagen

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For further information please contact

Dr Laura Ugolini
Room MC334
Tel: 01902 321890
Email: L.Ugolini@wlv.ac.uk