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FT 522 — History of Textiles through the Nineteenth Century

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

Examines the history of textiles from antiquity through the nineteenth century, including woven silks, embroideries, lace, tapestries and printed and painted cottons. Significant developments in the style, technology and function of textiles from Asia, Europe, the Islamic world and the Americas are studied in the context of their artistic, cultural and economic importance in pre-industrial societies.