Unwrapping an Icon at the First Colloquium for Researchers in Textiles and Fashion, Terrassa

  Our project was also being talked about last month in Terrassa, a former textile town outside Barcelona. Lesley Miller (Professor of Dress History, University of Glasgow, and Senior Curator, Victoria & Albert Museum), one of our team members, gave the opening paper at the First Colloquium for Researchers in Textiles and Fashion organised by … Continue reading Unwrapping an Icon at the First Colloquium for Researchers in Textiles and Fashion, Terrassa

Research Trip to Madrid, November 2017

Our recent research trip to Madrid was a major event in the project so far, thanks to funding from the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Pippa Stephenson (Curator of European Art, Glasgow Museums), Mark Richter (Technical Art Historian, University of Glasgow) and I were able to benefit from a one-day workshop with our colleagues at the … Continue reading Research Trip to Madrid, November 2017

Unwrapping an Icon: What are the other paintings we’re looking at?

This month, we share a couple of photos of our recent study session of the X-ray of one of the comparative paintings we’re studying on the project. And we also explain a bit about these related portraits and why we’re including them as part of project.   What are the other paintings we’re looking at? … Continue reading Unwrapping an Icon: What are the other paintings we’re looking at?

Royal Society of Edinburgh Annual Awards Ceremony, 11th September

Our project highlights in the past month included attending the Royal Society of Edinburgh Annual Awards Ceremony on 11 September. RSE are one of our main funders, along with Santander Universities. Their award has enabled us to set up our Research Network with Glasgow Museums and National Trust for Scotland. We unveiled our Unwrapping an … Continue reading Royal Society of Edinburgh Annual Awards Ceremony, 11th September