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Deeper Look at Textiles & Trim of Viking Age Dress

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University Session UA103 February 1, 2020 Course # 519
Time 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Fee
Length 2 hrs Credits 2
Attendees 14/∞ Room Schaefer134
Course Category Costume and Textiles

By looking deeper at both the textiles and the details from extant items, this class aims to help individuals make informed choices for crafting their garments. Tactile examples will clarify the weaves and weight of period fabrics and there will also be discussion of possible modern substitutions. Additionally, practical details for finishing or embellishing garments will also be explored and their history investigated. The goal of this class is to help the individual understand how daily life during the Viking Age could affect how textiles were crafted and worn. Bound color handouts will be available for $25, a link for a PDF will be offered for free.

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