News and events
Sharing and promotion of textile culture have always been fundamental tenets of the Fondazione Lisio mission. In this section, we are pleased to be able to share events, new publications, and the experiences of our teachers and students. We are always open to supporting new ideas and contributions to illustrating textile culture.
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December 08, 2018
Seminar: 'The wardrobe of the Infant Jesus’
In depictions of the Holy Child, clothing and drapery are of great importance for understanding the full significance of the images, their iconography and symbolism, and even the identity of the patrons and the dates of the works.
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October 13, 2018
Open Day "Historical tailoring for pegeant and performance"
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September 22, 2018
Seminar : Headwear from the 1800s to the 1990s
The last study day devoted to analysis of headwear examines its fortunes and misfortunes in a period closer to our own: the 19th and 20th century.
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September 15, 2018
Fabrics for wall coverings
Seminar will explain the different steps needed for wallcovering using textiles.
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July 26, 2018
The new arrival to the Fondazione Lisio
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June 25, 2018
Study Day | Indian Weaving
A study day discovering the textile traditions of Varanasi (Benares) and the Indian draw-loom, progenitor of the punch-card and computer-controlled looms.
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May 19, 2018
Webinar |Toolbox for the late Renaissance Scandinavian costume guidelines
A sequence of 2 online lectures meant to widen the knowledge of the Scandinavian historical textile and clothing system, will be drafted around the identity and the historical value of the collections present in Stockholm Royal Armory archive.
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May 12, 2018
Webinar | The wardrobe of the Swedish royal house
A sequence of 2 online lectures meant to widen the knowledge of the Scandinavian historical textile and clothing system, about codes and variations in late Renaissance and early Baroque age.
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February 24, 2018
Seminar : Headwear at Court from 16th Century to the Napoleonic Age”
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January 25, 2018
Textile Commodities Course for Brioni Roman Style
A course in textile identification, customised for young employees of Italy’s famous men’s haute couture fashion house, has recently concluded.
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April 04, 2017
Hand-weaving in India
Eva Basile’s trip to visit the weavers of Varanasi, the craftspeople who embroider saris who pin and weave precious pashmina of unequalled quality.
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