February 17 to 22, 2020
course length: 40 hours | from 9 am to 5 pm
total cost: 670 €
(reserved for students who have completed Course I ‘Plain Cloth’)
Practical exercises on samples of ancient fabrics and 20th-century reproductions to learn a method of analysis of simple and complex weave structures using such analysis tools as the pick glass, digital microscope and macrophotography.
Students are provided with samples and lecture notes.
Looms for weaving figured cloth: draw loom and Jacquard loom.
Weft effects: liseré, lancé and brocade. Samites and taquetés, lampases and brocatelles, warp-patterned textiles and figured velvets.