University of Atlantia

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Opus Anglicanum Embroidery: Materials, Techniques, and History

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Instructor:
Amalie von Hohensee


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UAVA March 18, 2020
Crs #:
331-172
Date:
Wed Mar 18
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fee:
Length:
2 hrs
Credits:
2
Attendees:
3/∞
Room:
Course Category:
Costume and Textiles
Track:
No track assigned
Description
This lecture-based class will discuss the English ecclesiastical embroidery of the high Middle Ages. We will delve into the historical context of these marvelous works as well as the materials and techniques needed to recreate Opus Anglicanum pieces today. This will include an in-depth discussion of silk and gold threads as well as an overview of shading and underside couching techniques. Meeting link: https://meet.google.com/ffq-hejg-eex