Sykas, P., 2018.
Travels in the archive: From conventions of production to cultural meaning
|Output Type:||Conference paper|
|Presented at:||Facing the objects: Methods for object-based textile research|
|Venue:||Nordiska Museet, Stockholm|
|Dates:||25/10/2018 - 25/10/2018|
My approach to object-based study grew out of my work in textile conservation and museums, especially in the search for better understanding of unprovenanced and undated objects. In this work, I have striven to move beyond technical analysis and historical texts to get to the realm of cultural meanings. This talk will describe my methods through a structured series of examples