Imperial Purple to Denim Blue: The colourful history of textiles

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Arts and Law, Lectures Talks and Workshops
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Thursday 24th October 2013 (15:30-16:30)
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Textiles

Take a trip through the history of textiles with Dr Susan Kay-Williams, Chief Executive of the Royal School of Needlework and University of Birmingham alumna.

The history of dyeing is broad and varied. It is a fascinating story featuring war, money, power, the church, fashion, science, serendipity and sex.

Dr Kay-Williams is a renowned expert in, and author of the recently published, The Story of Colour in Textiles.