CHORD Workshop - Embellished Textiles: Interpretation and Care of Fine Needlework in Museums and Historic Houses

Programme for Wednesday 12 June 2013

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11.00-11.30 Welcome, coffee and registration
11.30-12.00

11.30 – 12.00 Mary M Brooks, Durham University,‘..beauty's waste hath in the world an end’: Decay, Conservation and the Making of Meaning in the Museum

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12.00-12.30

12.00 – 12.30 Ksynia Marko, Rachel Langley and Philippa Sanders, Textile Conservation Studio, National Trust, Conserving Penelope with Patience and Perseverance: a case history of a large 16th Century Appliquéd Hangingfrom Hardwick Hall

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12.30-13.00

Student five-minute presentations:

Jenny Evans, University of Wolverhampton,The Hodson Shop Project: Unworn and Everyday Dress in the Museum

Madeleine Green, University of Wolverhampton,Building a Collection from the Souvenir: Travel and Domestic Display in the Long Eighteenth-Century

13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-14.30

Miriam Ali-de-Unzaga, Visiting Scholar at the The Papyrus Museum, Vienna,The Material culture and History of Islamic Embellished Textiles at the Papyrus Museum in Vienna

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14.30-15.00

14.30 - 15.00 Elizabeth McMahon,From Jacobean Jewels to Crowd-Sourced Jackets:  A seventeenth-century luxury object, freed from storage, then reproduced and stored again...

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15.00-15.30 Coffee
15.30-16.00

Melissa Laird, Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia,Frailty And Passion:Threadwork for the Musée de Mort

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16.00-16.30

Emma Slocombe, National Trust, Knole,A Grand Repository Reviewed

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For further information

please contact

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