course length: 40 hours
total cost: €800,00 taxes included
(Study kit with fabrics and pickglass included)
In-person Course training
The course will be held in Italian and/or English.
MON - FRI from 9am to 5pm
SAT from 9am to 2pm
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.
Recognition of various fibres; use of the shaft loom ; Cataloguing criteria, the C.I.E.T.A. card | Basic weaves and their derivatives: plain weave and taffeta, twill, satin | Compound weaves, double-faced weaves and double cloth | Gauzes | Fabrics with multiple warps and wefts. Plain, cut and uncut velvets.