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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