Mary Schoeser & Kate Wigley: The School of Textiles
‘Silks from Spitalfields to East Anglia’
Saturday 7th September 2019
Time: 15:00pm -17:00pm
Location: Assembly Room, Sudbury Town Hall
From the School of Textiles (Coggeshall), Kate Wigley, Director, and Mary Schoeser, patron, will be illustrating the development of silk weaving in Spitalfields from the 17th century onwards, and its spread to East Anglia during the 19th century. The session includes an illustrated talk as well as the chance to see original silks, brought especially for this event from the collection at the School of Textiles.