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Academic Catalog 2017-2018
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
   
 
  Dec 15, 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.
 

Lecture
Undergraduate Elective
Fall