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April 06, 2019

Seminar | "Costumes and fabrics in classical Greek theatre from Euripides to Robert Wilson"

This seminar will proceed through analysis of several classical Greek theatrical scripts and comparison with iconographic sources and contemporary theatrical productions to trace the evolution of the semantics of textiles and clothing proper to classical theatre.
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March 02, 2019

Seminar | "15th-century clothing and fashions"

Renaissance. A word that evokes an entire world of art, science, culture, innovations. Together, we will see how clothing transformed through the period and how it succeeded in expressing the new needs of the men and women of the time.
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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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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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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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