SPRING MEETING Saturday 22nd June Stevenson Lecture Theatre, British Museum
10.15 Dagmar Drinkler,Bayerischen Nationalmuseum, Munich – The Reconstruction of tight-fitting textiles in Sprang Technique
10.45 Timothy Dawson, Independent scholar – Trousers to Trousers in less than a Thousand Years
11.15 Tea and coffee (not provided)
11.45 Jutta von Bloh, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden – Refinements in sixteenth century princely legwear: examples from the court of the Duke of Saxony in the Dresden Armoury
12.45 Lunch (not provided)
2.15 Lesley O’Connell Edwards, independent scholar – “A Child of 20 yer that knytt gret hose by whom cometh their chiefe lyvinge”: archival and archaeological evidence for hand-knitted hose in Elizabethan England
2.45 June Swann, formerly of the Northampton Museum – Fifteenth century poulaines
3.30 Tea and coffee (not provided)
4.00 Aimee Payton, Ashmolean Museum – Shoes in the community: engaging the public with medieval footwear
4.30 Recap and discussion
4.45 End of meeting
*PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF START TIME
Ticket prices are £20 for members, £25 for non-members, and £15 for students (with proof of status). A non-member booking with a member can obtain a ticket for £20.
Applications for tickets should be sent to the Ticketing Secretary (details on contacts page). Please make cheques payable to The Medieval Dress and Textile Society. PLEASE enclose a SAE.
This meeting and the AGM are scheduled for Saturday 26th October.
This will be on the theme of Getting Dressed.
All members are welcome to propose meeting topics and submit abstracts for papers. We also welcome guest programme organisers. Please contact the Programme Secretary for more details.
We are hoping to present a conference on Furs on Saturday 8th March 2014.