Annual General Meeting

Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021
Members only | Online Event
Annual General Meeting This meeting is for Members only.  Members will receive a link to register for the meeting via email.  If you do not receive that email, please contact the Publicity Officer. Membership is available at a cost of £15 and is good for all MEDATS events for the year.  

Medats Annual Conference: Animals and Textiles

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Location: Online via Zoom
Online Event | Open to the public
  FREE to members, Non-member tickets £10 photo credit: Mairie de Bayeuxée_tapisserie.jpg Updated Schedule Current as of 6 May. Timings are given in UK time: GMT+1. 13:30-14:00: ‘Whaleboned Fashions: The use of whale baleen in clothing in sixteenth-century England and France’ 14:00 – 14:30: ‘Animal-based metal threads: an overview of materials and manufacturing techniques […]

Anjou: The Fontevraud Effigies and the Apocalypse Tapestry

Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021
Location: Zoom Meeting
Medats Chats | Members only | Online Event
The effigies at the Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud are of Henry II (died 1189), his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine (died 1204), their son Richard I (died 1199) and their daughter in law, Isabelle of Angouleme (died 1246), widow of King John. The Apocalypse Tapestry, which is in the Chateau of Angers, was commissioned about 1373 […]