Faculty of Textile Technology
Course: History of Textiles

Teachers in charge Ph. D. Katarina Nina Simončič, Assist. Prof.
Study, Module Textile and Fashion Design - graduate, Module Textile Design
Course summary 2 (2+0+0)
Knowledge verification oral exam
Lecture type lectures
Subject content Development of spinning and weaving. First fibers and basic techniques of weaving.Improvement of textile production: the first historical civilisation. Silk and the roads of silk. Learning about the textile products and interferences of culture:Byzantines and Middle Age. Prosperity of greate textile center: renaisance. Apparation of lace. Development of technics until baroque to the 19 th century.Cotton and new materials.
Aim of course With historical approach textils, student create awareness about place, role and importance of textiles products.
Literature necessary for course Mary Schoeser: World textiles, Thames and Hudson, London, 2003.
Agnes Geijer: A History of textile Art, Passold Reseach Fund. London, 1979.
Čarolija niti, Katalog izložbe, MGC, Zagreb, 1988.
Supplement literature Jacques Anquetil:Routes de soie, Lattes, Paris, 1992.