Three thousand years of quilting history and a variety of different techniques will be illustrated during this lecture. The ‘simple’ question of what is quilting is the core theme of the talk. Examples from Central Asia, India, the Middle East, as well as medieval and Renaissance period European examples will be highlighted with the aid of objects from various museum collections.
The lecture will be given by Dr. Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood, a specialist in the field of embroidery history and author of the series Encyclopedia of Embroidery from ..... (London: Bloomsbury 2016ff.).