University of Atlantia

Course Detail

Opus Anglicanum

Instructor:
Hildegard Bergerin


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA108-9/19 September 19, 2021
Crs #:
310
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
32/97
Room:
Wardrobe
Course Category:
Needlework
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 opulent 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. Excellent class suitable for embroiderers and lovers of history alike. Lecture only.