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Threaded Tales: A Journey Through the History of Embroidery – GI 24 050 (Face to Face and Online)

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4 October 2024 @ 10:00 am - 12:15 pm BST

Tutor: Lorraine Spindler BA (Hons) Dip Euro Hum

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Date: 4 October 2024
Time:
10:00 am - 12:15 pm
Length of Course:
4 Fridays
Reference Code:
GI 24 050
Location:
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH

Overview

In this course we will trace the rich history of this intricate craft from its ancient origins to contemporary innovations. Explore the cultural significance of embroidery in various civilisations, from traditional techniques to modern adaptations. Uncover the evolution of stitches, motifs, and materials, and gain insight into the enduring artistry and craftsmanship of embroidery across cultures and centuries.

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Detail of an early 17th century British embroidered linen coif, Met. Collection, New York. Image source: romanticrecollections.com.

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