University of Atlantia

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A Paradise in Silk and Gold: re-creating a Stuart Embroidered Jacket

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Instructor:
Branwen Madyn Wallis


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA72 February 2, 2008
Crs #:
621
Time:
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
8/∞
Room:
Course Category:
Arts & Sciences
Description
Plimoth Plantation is undertaking the ambitious task of recreating an embroidered jacket from the early 17th Century for a future display. Come learn about the fun stitches used, the details of patterning, the amazing silks and other materials in use, the research advances in materials from new-old threads to teardrop lace spangle creation, and much more. Small optional fee for printing of stitch instructions to take home.
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