Subject: Christine Brown on "Textiles of Romania"
Dear folks –
This is to announce the publication of a virtual version of a Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning program that Christine Brown gave recently, here in Washlington , D.C. at The Textile Museum.
Christine is a student of costume in traditional societies. Her program was sparked by a recent trip she took to Romania . She was impressed by the remarkable array of textiles in traditional Romanian society, some considerable traces of which are visible still.
Christine is an active member of the D.C. area textile community and has given several RTAM programs at the TM previously. The virtual version on this site of her program on Uzbek clothing, given in 2009, has to date drawn over 6,400 viewers.
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There are two parts to this post. Part 1 is a virtual version of Christine’s lecture. Part 2 treats the material brought into the session, as well as some I have added.
Part 1, of Christine’s program is the first one in the column on the right hand side in red letters. Part 2 is immediately below it. Click on them to see these two posts.
My thanks to Christine for working patiently with me to produce this virtual version of her program. Thanks are also due to Amy Rispin , to Tim and Penny Hays, to Wendel Swan and, especially to, Stefano Ionescu for important contributions they all made.
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I hope you enjoy this virtual version of Christine’s program..
R. John Howe