Public Textiles and Dress in Museums and Historic Houses: Textiles and Dress for Display and Show

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Date(s) - 28 July
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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The on-line ‘taster’ seminar on:Public Textiles and Dress in Museums and Historic Houses: Textiles and Dress for Display and Showwill take place via Zoom on 28 July 2020.

This seminar is intended as a ‘taster’ before we can hold the full workshop at the University of Wolverhampton (hopefully in June 2021). Further information, including the programme (also available below) and registration details can be found here: https://retailhistory.wordpress.com/2020/06/17/online-publicdress/

Everybody is welcome and participation is free, but registration is required: please see https://retailhistory.wordpress.com/2020/06/17/online-publicdress/ for details.

For further information, please e-mail Laura Ugolini at: l.ugolini@wlv.ac.uk

PROGRAMME

11.00 – 11.30 Caroline Ness

Couture Clothes for Show: The Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers (INCSOC) promotional designs for British cotton, wool and man-made fibres, 1940s-1960s

11.30 – 12.00 Bianka-Isabell Scharmann

Reconstituting Poses, Experiencing Intermittent Paintings: (Ad)dressing (Intimate) Encounters with Kostas Murkudis’ Panel Dresses

12.00-12.20 Work in progress presentation:Rachel Neal, De Montfort University

Public Everyday Dress and the Private Stories of Wear: Lifting the lid on Early Twentieth Century Everyday Men’s Dress in the Archives

Image: Suffrage banner, Barnsley Town Council / National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies, c.1908-1914, Women’s Library Suffrage Banners Collection, 1998.4, The Women’s Library, LSE Library.