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    Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  Dec 17, 2017
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

EDFD202 History of Textiles 3 cr.

This course will survey the development of textiles around the globe, from ancient weaves to the “techno” textiles of today, familiarizing students with important materials, techniques, structures, and styles. Students will learn to identify motifs and patterns, as well as explore the cultural and historical milieu in which textiles were created and used. Particular attention will be placed on understanding the role of textiles in clothing design through the ages.

Undergraduate Elective