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Academic Catalog 2016-2017
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
   
 
  Feb 22, 2018
 
 
    
Academic Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDFD202 History of Textiles 3 cr.


This History of Textiles course will survey the fascinating development of textiles around the globe, from ancient to modern times, familiarizing students with specific styles, techniques, and constructions. Students will learn to identify motifs and patterns, as well as explore the cultural and historical milieu in which these textiles were created and used. Particular attention will be placed on understanding the role of textiles in clothing design.

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All College Elective