Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Monday, March 30, 2009
The catalogue will contain over 170 works of art and objects that feature frilled veils. It will be added to my final thesis as an appendix.
I will also put the handout of my presentation last Saturday online this week, so that everyone who wasn't there can download it. It is written in Dutch but is has 30 pictures on only 8 pages to explain the text!
Thursday, March 26, 2009
When you are in the Netherlands and looking for places to take courses or workshops in textile techniques, have a look at the following sites:
Needles4all organizes workshops and short courses in several locations in the Netherlands on a regular basis. Workshops/courses are announced on the Needles4all website and open to anyone who likes to embroider.
Needles4all's workshops and courses include: gold embroidery, needlebinding, smocking, blackwork, and more.
Creativiteitscentrum Boerderij Oud Woelwijck
This centre for creative arts offers a course in gold embroidery, taught by Ulrike Müllners, a professional textile conservater/restorator.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Pleated and frilled headwear in the Netherlands of the Late Middle Ages
Early examples of frilled headwear.
The places where examples of frilled headwear can be found in the Netherlands. Every dot stands for one iconographic example.