University of Atlantia

Course Detail

Opus Anglicanum

Instructor:
Hildegard Bergerin


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA104 June 13, 2020
Crs #:
602
Date:
Sat Jun 13
Time:
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
30/100
Room:
Azure
Course Category:
Needlework
Track:
Embroidery
Description
Opus Anglicanum is often considered the pinnacle of medieval English embroidery. During this class, we will take a closer look at what defines this style of embroidery, its fascinating history, and review the materials used. Special focus will be given to the metallic embroidery as seen in the shimmering gold backgrounds, and sometimes figures, of Opus Anglicanum. Lecture only.