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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
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.