University of Atlantia

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A Survey of Silk (La Belle Compagnie)

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Instructor:
Dominique de la Chapelle


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA100 February 2, 2019
Crs #:
238
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
4/∞
Room:
600
Course Category:
Costume and Textiles
Description
A survey of the migration of silk from the Far East to Europe including fabric trade and silk worm smuggling. A discussion of the myth and truth of women's involvement in silk manufacture. A review of the influence of Middle Eastern and Asian cultures on European silk textiles. A review of fabric types with descriptions and images. Q&A. Ages 10+
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