course length: 40 hours
total cost: 750 €
(Study kit with fabrics and pickglass included)
In-presence and Online Course training
The course will be held in English. Clarifications and explanations available also in Italian language.
From MON 12 to FRI 16 April, 2021, from 3pm to 6.30pm
From MON 19 to FRI 23 April, 2021, from 3pm to 6.30pm
SAT 24 April from 2.30am to 7.30pm
Plain cloth. Recognition, analysis and cataloguing - Teacher: Eva Basile
Course participants learn how to identify the constituent elements of woven textiles according to the methods proposed by the Centre International d’Etude des Textiles Anciens. Observation of historical samples in varying states of conservation, modern reconstructions and contemporary wovens.
The student receives textile fragments that will be analyzed under the guidance of the teacher. The study kit includes the Lisio Foundation pickglass, the instrument that will be used to observe the samples.
The teacher will show magnified images under the electronic microscope, guiding each student in the discovery of simple weaves such as gros and satin and complex structures such as reps alternatif and velvets.