£3 (free concessions)
1 hour (no interval)
Part of the Cultures of Cloth Exhibition in Lakeside Arts Museum, available to visit until Sunday 20 February.
This talk will introduce you to the exciting world of early medieval embroidery in what is now England, its evolution, and how it became an integrated form of material culture that was ranked alongside, now more famous, metalwork and sculpture.
This talk is by Dr Alexandra Makin, textile archaeologist and professional embroiderer (Royal School of Needlework) specialising in early medieval embroidery.
Image credit: Cuthbert Maniple Recreation project © Dr Alexandra Makin
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Thursday 16 September-Sunday 20 FebruaryUniversity of Nottingham Museum
Textiles were the most important manufactured product in the medieval world and this exhibition looks at the archaeology of medieval cloth production and consumption.
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