Threads of Life: Birth, Marriage and Textiles

Date: April 14, 2015

Time: 13:00

IL CENTRO Italian Cultural Centre

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This talk will focus on the use of textiles in a Renaissance Italian home; these textiles will be examined in order to gain insight into the rituals lives of Renaissance Italians, especially women. Textiles were a way to distinguish class and status in Renaissance society, but they were also a means for women to express personal identity. At 1:00pm in the Museum. Free Admission.

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