[HNW] medieval white quilted furnishings (Fwd: [MEDTC-DISCUSS] Digest Number 161)

Joan Jurancich joanmj at surewest.net
Fri Jan 29 10:28:07 PST 2010

At 09:34 AM 1/29/2010, you wrote:
>A very interesting article on white quilted furnishing from the 
>V&A.  The article is down on the right side of the main 
>page.  Thanks to Lisa Evans for posting this!
>Nancy / Ingvild
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>The Victoria & Albert Museum has started posting an on-line journal 
>with the occasional textile article.  Here is one that may be of interest:
>"Tales from the Coilte," by Kathryn Berenson.  "Production of white 
>quilted furnishings existed in the Middle Ages throughout most of 
>Europe and certainly in France. Refined work with story-telling 
>motifs is associated principally with southern Italy, renowned 
>examples being the fourteenth-century Tristan quilts, which will be 
>exhibited by the V&A in November, 2009, and at the major Quilts 
>exhibition from 20 March to 4 July 1010. This paper looks at the 
>cultural environment of the Tristan quilts, their precursors and the 
>white motif-laden confections that followed them."

This article may be subscription-only.  I was not able to connect to it.

Joan Jurancich
joanmj at surewest.net 
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