Middleton collection of sixteenth century textiles and surface decoration workshop

Error: please reset date.

NinyaRedBayPattern
A rare opportunity to view the Middleton collection of sixteenth and early seventeenth century textiles in the impressive setting of Newstead Abbey, a former Augustian priory and ancestral home of Lord Byron. The morning will be spent looking at the textiles with Judith Edgar, curator of Costume and Textiles at Nottingham City Museums and Galleries. […]

Cloth Workers Centre (Event is Full)

Error: please reset date.

ChasubleDetail1616
This event is full. FREE visit opportunity for 12 MEDATS members We have an invitation for 12 MEDATS members to visit the Clothworkers Centre of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Olympia, London on Tuesday 6 February 2018 11.00-1.00, to see samples of medieval textiles (mostly from the 12th to 13th centuries), acquired by the museum […]

‘Textiles as Art; Textiles in Art’ – The Medieval Dress and Textiles Society Conference 2018

Error: please reset date.

Elizabeth_PaintedPettiCrop
‘Textiles as Art; Textiles in Art’ Saturday 21April 2018 11.00am--5.30pm, preceded by the AGM of the Society at 10am St Stephen’s Church Hall, 48 Emperors Gate, Knightsbridge, London, SW7 4HJ   Speakers and topics: Byzantine silks (4th-15th centuries): art, autocracy, theocracy and image of Empire Anna Muthesius, University of Cambridge Tapestry-woven ornaments adorning woven-to-shape tunics in […]

Medats Study Day -Learning through Reconstruction

Error: please reset date.

Broderers’ Crown
MEDATS Study Day: ‘Learning through Reconstruction’ Saturday 22 September 2018, 11am-5.30pm St Stephen’s Church Hall, 48 Emperors Gate, Knightsbridge, London, SW7 4HJ   EARLY BIRD BOOKING UNTIL 31 July 2018: £35 for members, £40 for non-members After 31 July 2018: £45 Prices include refreshments and buffet lunch For tickets send payment and stamped addressed envelope to […]

Medats Study Day – Early Church Textiles and Embroidery at Norwich Museums

Error: please reset date.

The day will include a visit to the Castle keep, tour of Strangers Hall and the Shirehall Study Centre to view the collection of  early church textiles. Ninya Mikhaila will be running short workshops on embroidery techniques, including transferring a pattern using the prick and pounce technique and laying down couched threads. Participants will have the […]

2019 Conference – Wool: Cloth, Clothing and Culture

Error: please reset date.

WoolPic
‘A warm house for the wits’: The craft, trade or science of capping Kirstie Buckland, Independent scholar ‘Home or away? Woollens, worsteds and the “industrious revolution” in England’ John Styles, The University of Hertfordshire Hanging by a thread: Anticipating structural damage in Tudor Tapestries through the study of photo-oxidation in historic wool Nanette Kissi, Independant […]

Learning Through Reconstruction

Error: please reset date.

Back by popular demand, following last year's Learning Through Reconstruction study day, MEDATS will be organizing another major conference day to celebrate the important practice of studying through making. Leading scholars and practitioners in the field of historical garment and textile reconstruction will share their latest work and exciting insights, and display a host of […]