Medats Study Day -Learning through Reconstruction

Recreation of the Broderers Crown by Cynthia Jackson

Saint Stephen's Church Hall 48 Emperors Gate, Knightsbridge, London, SW7 4HJ

Ticket price: £45

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 the Ticketing Secretary, Carole Thompson, 9 Fairthorn Road, Charlton, London, SE7 7RL or book through the MEDATS website

Each speaker will display reproduction pieces and explain how they were made, allowing plenty of time for questions and discussion

10.30am Registration

11.00-11.45am The Broderers’ Crown:  Investigating the art of the sixteenth-century professional embroiderer

Cynthia Jackson, Professional Embroiderer and Independent Scholar; Society of Antiquaries Janet Arnold Award

11.45am-12.30pm Textile reproduction as a method for in-depth understanding of Swedish medieval gilt leather coverlets

Amica Sundström and Maria Neijman, Historical Textiles

12.30-1.45pm Lunch

1.45-2.30pm Behind the Bow – recreating a 16th century archer on the Mary Rose

Christine Carnie, The Sempster: bespoke historical clothing

2.30-3.15pm Sixteenth-century ruffs and bands

Alice Gordon, White Rabbit Lynens

3.15-3.45pm Tea/Coffee

3.45-4.30pm A Stitch in Time: Reconstructing the jupon of the Black Prince

Ninya Mikhaila, The Tudor Tailor

4.30-5.15pm Old England Grown New: Dressing for Success in a Strange Land

Dan Rosen, Old England Grown New

Hall to be vacated by 5.30pm

Detail of Cynthia Jackson’s reconstruction of the Broderers’ Crown, which is supported by The Society of Antiquaries’ Janet Arnold Award