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Textiles as Art; Textiles in Art - call for papers

Textiles as Art; Textiles in Art - call for papers

Call for Papers

The Medieval Dress and Textiles Society conference Saturday 21 April 2018 will be titled Textiles as Art; Textiles in Art.

Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers on relevant topics dated between c. 500 and c. 1600

Topics might include:
Studies of surviving textiles Legends and histories on textile Religious and royal iconography Textiles as popular culture Textile art as propaganda
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Named medieval artists and textiles

Please submit your title and 200-word synopsis to the Programme Secretary, Gale R. Owen-Crocker, gale.owencrocker@ntlworld.com.

The absolute deadline is 30 November 2017, but please don’t delay till then if you have a proposal.

The Conference will be held at St Stephen’s Church Hall, 48 Emperors Gate, Knightsbridge, London, SW7 4HJ, 11am-5.30pm and will be preceded by the AGM of the Society at 10am.