Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Focus on Irish Textiles Event, Cork

Focus on Irish Textiles  Event

Saturday 26 November   
11:00am - 15:00pm

 West Wing 5, UCC, Cork

 FITE (an Irish word meaning “woven”) aims to bring together all who have an interest in historical textiles and to showcase the high quality of research undertaken in this area.

FITE will take place in West Wing 5 in University College Cork on Saturday 26 November 2011.

The day will feature a number of presentations on various aspects of the clothing and textiles of Ireland up to 1700.  The programme is now online.

Admission is free and anyone with an interest in the area is invited to attend.

Attendees can register by email to, on Facebook, or in person on the day.
Pre-registration not required but appreciated for catering

Speakers include:
Aislinn Collins "The Moy Gown: Dating and Replicating"
Rónán O'Caoimh "Padded Armour in Medieval Ireland"
Brendan Griffin "Use of Colour"
Melissa Shiels "Male Viking Age Shaggy Mantle"

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