Keynote Speakers: Lesley Miller (V&A) and Zara Anishanslin (University of Delaware)
Lesley Miller is Senior Curator of Textiles and Dress (before 1800), in the Furniture, Textiles and Fashion Department at the Victoria & Albert Museum and Professor of Dress and Textile History at the University of Glasgow. She led the concept team for the renovation and reinterpretation of the Europe 1600-1815 Galleries (opened 2015), during which she was Principal Investigator at the V&A on the HERA-funded project ‘Fashioning the Early Modern: Creativity and Innovation in Europe 1500-1800 (2010-13). One outcome was the publication of her book Selling Silks. A Merchant’s Sample Book 1764 (2014), in which she reveals aspects of her research on design and commerce in the 18th-century French silk industry. She is also author of Cristóbal Balenciaga (third edition, forthcoming 2017).
Location / Lieu
Paris, October 13 at the IHTP, 59 rue Pouchet.
Paris, October 14 at the Musée Cocgnac-Jay, Paris.
Scientific Committee / Comité Scientifique
Dr. Maude Bass-Krueger (Associated Researcher, IHTP/CNRS)
Dr. Ariane Fennetaux (MCF, LARCA [UMR 8225], Université Paris Diderot)
Dr. Sophie Kurkdjian (Associated Researcher, IHTP/CNRS)