Newsletter - of the CIETA Embroidery Group
Bulletin d’Information de Groupe Broderie de CIETA

Nr 29
May 2007

Rheinfelden, May 9, 2007

Dear members,
This Newsletter Nr 29 is sent as an attachment to e-mail for members. You will find it on the homepage as well, with links to the special entries.
Thanks again for sending to me several contributions. I am appreciating all your further information very much.

I a very glad if you inform me about any changements in your address.

With all good wishes

Anne Wanner

Anne Wanner-JeanRichard

I N F O R M A T I O N (see also section information)



  • Lectures organized by the Constance Howard Resource and Research Centre in Textiles and Selvedge magazine
    at Goldsmiths College in London - -
    3 February 2007- Textiles and post Colonialism by Yinka Shonibare
    12 May 2007 - Textiles and Narrative by Alicia Felderbaum
    16 June 2007 - Textiles and Architecture, by Janet Echelmann
  • Krefeld, in connection with the exhibitions at the German Textile Museum
    2 May 2007, 8 pm - Lecture
    at Volskhochschule Krefeld, Isa Fleischmann-Heck, Krefeld: Funny Face - Vom Filmstar zur Mode-Ikone - Audrey Hapburn und ihr Couturier Hubert de Givenchy.

M E E T I N G S (see also section meetings)

next meetings in May 2007:

  • 2nd Festival of Artistic Tapestry Krakow 2007, ZPAP Union of Polish Artists and Designers, Circle Krakow Office, ul. Lobzowska 3, Pl - 31139 Krakow, 17 May until 31 Mai 2007
  • Athens: The annual conference organized by the "Christian Archeological Society of Athens" from 11 to 13 May 2007 will have a full day on textiles on the theme " Techniques and Technology of Byzantine Textiles.
    Byzantine and Christian Museum, Vas. Sofias 22, 10675 Athens, Greece
  • London: meetings at the Courtauld Institute of Art
  • "Regards sur le textile", Journées d'études de l'ACAOAF, Abbaye de Belleperche – 31 mai, 1er et 2 juin 2007

Forthcoming Meetings:

  • "Reinventions: Artists and Tapestry", 2nd Symposium of the Victoria Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne, Australia, in 2008, Contact: Di Macleod, e-mail:
  • The 14th ETN Conference, including the General Assembly, will take place in 2007 from 14 to 17 September, in London. Conference language: English
    The theme:
    Organisers: ETN together with the Department of Art, Media & Design of the London Metropolitan University (LMU), Senior Lecturer Paula Ashbrooke
    Conference locations:
    1. London Metropolitan University, 41 Commercial Road, London E1 1LA
    2. 16 Goulston Street Lecture Theatre
    3. Student 'Sub Club', 2 Goulston Street
  • 25th Anniversary of The Textile Society AGM & Conference, Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington (UK) London SW7 2RL, 14 and 15 September 2007, - details to be announced
  • ICOM Triennial, Vienna Austria, 18-24 August 2007:
    A Pre-conference tour will be offered 17-18 august, an informal reception the 18, on August 19 the official opening with Costume Committee meetings beginning on the 20 with a presentation of Austrian costume and lectures.
    The program for the general meeting is on ICOM.-Austrias website:
  • "Textile Kultur Haslach", is an organisation in a small place in the north of Austria close to the broder and near to Bavaria and Bohemia, with important textile tradition. There is a 2 weeks Textile Symposium every summer with workshops, exhibitions, lectures, international weaver's fair. 16 until 26 July 2007
  • Black and white, conference of the Courtauld History of Dress Association, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, Somerset House, (UK) London WC2R 0RN, 29 and 30 June 2007

E X H I B I T I O N S: (see also section exhibition)

forthcoming exhibitions:

  • Treasures of the Ashmolean Museum, Ashmolean Museum, The University of Oxford, Beaumont Street/St. Giles, (UK) Oxford OX1 2PH - 24 May until 31 December 2008
  • Art of the Stitch, Embroiderers Guild, Apt. 41 Hampton Court Palace, Surrey KT8 9AU; venue: Waterhall Gallery of Modern Art, Birmingham, 15 March until 15 June 2008
  • Quilt Art 20, Textilmuseum May Berk, Kurpfälzisches Museum der Stadt Heidelberg, Heidelberg-Ziegelhausen, 24 February until 1 June 2008
  • Tuch + Technik, Neumuenster, Germany, opening 27 October 2007
  • Underwear, 19th and 20th c., Musée des Tissus et des Arts Décoratifs de Lyon, 30-34, Rue de la Charité, F-69002-Lyon, 29 October until 16 December 2007
  • Land des Lächelns, Chinese dresses and textiles, German Textilmuseum Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany, 16 September until 13 January 2008
  • Schaufenster im Museum - Museum im Schaufenster, Textilmuseum St.Gallen, Switzerland, 22 August until 31 December 2007
  • Threads Unite Women, German-Afghan Embroidery Project, Galerie in der Victoriastadt, Christof Wolters, Türrschmidtstr. 12, D-10317 Berlin, 16 June until 17 June 2007
  • 12th International Triennial of Tapestry, Central Museum of Textiles, ul. Piotrkowska 282, PL-93034 Lodz - 21 Mai until 27 September 2007
  • Ein Maskenball - Kostüme von Cristof Cremer, Stephan Hann und Hazy Hartlieb, German Textilmuseum Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany, 13 May until 12 August 2007 (see also lectures)


  • Annemarie Goldschmid and Hella Sturzenegger, tapestries and mini textiles, Kulturzentrum Liebegg, Alte Landstr. 220, CH-8708 Männedorf, 5 May until 20 May 2007
  • Dragons of Silk, Flowers of Gold, Textile Treasures of the Chinese Liao-Dynasty (907-1125), Abegg Stiftung, Riggisberg, Switzerland, 29 April until 11 November 2007
  • "Swiss Embroideries, Broderies Suisses, St.Galler Stickereien", newly arranged permanent exhibition, Textilmuseum St.Gallen, Switzerland, from 13 April 2007
  • Lebensfäden - Textilien aus dem alten Peru. Die Sammlungen der Abegg Stiftung und des Museums Rietberg, Museum Rietberg, Gablerstrasse 15, CH-8002 Zürich, Switzerland, April first until 24 June 2007
  • Sophie Taeuber Arp, designer, architect, dancer, Museum Bellerive, Höschgasse 3, CH-8008 Zürich, Switzerland, 23 February until 20 May 2007
  • 3rd European Quilt Biennial, from Textile Museum Max Berk, Heidelberg, Textilmuseum, CH-9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland, 3 May until 27 June
  • Vision - Winter 2007/8, Textilmuseum, CH-9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland, May until October 2007

France, Belgique:

  • Silk fabrics from Lyon, 1800-1914, Musée des Tissus et des Arts Décoratifs de Lyon, 30-34, Rue de la Charité, F-69002-Lyon, 26 April until 31 December 2007
  • Armenians Gold and Treasures, Le Musée des Tissus, Lyon, France, 22 March until 15 July 2007
  • Embroideries from 15th to 19th centuries, Collection Fruman, Musée du Pays Rabastinois, 81800 RABASTENS, France, 15 April until 24 June 2007
  • Artapestry, Musée Jean Lurçat et de la Tapisserie Contemporaine, 4 Boulevard Arago, F- 49100 Angers, France, 12 November until 13 May 2007
  • Le noir et le blanc dans l'Impression textile, Musée de l'Impression sur Etoffes, 14 Rue Jean Jacques Henner, F-68072 Mulhouse, 28 October until 15 August 2007

Germany, Austria:

  • Katachi - contemporary applied art from Japan, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Schaumainkai 17, D-60594 Frankfurt/Main, Germany, 29 April until 26 August 2008
  • Stephan Hann - Recycling-Couture, MAK Museum für angewandte Kunst, Stubenring 5, A-1010 Wien, Austria, 28 February until 17 July 2007

Italy, Spain, Portugal, Poland:

  • Francisco Salzillo: Testigo de un siglo, Museo Salzillo, Real Capilla privativa de Nuestro Padre Jesús e iglesia de San Andrés. 30005   Murcia (Murcia), Spain, 1 March until 28 of July 2007


  • American Tapestry Biennial 6, San Jose Museum of Quilts &Textiles, 520 South First Street, (USA) San Jose CA 95113, 17 April until 8 July 2007
  • Red, The Textile Museum, 2320 S. Street NW, Washington, DC 20008-4088, 2 February until 8 July 2007

B O O K R E V I E W S:

since January 2007:

  • Textilien aus dem alten Peru. Die Sammlungen der Abegg-Stiftung und des Museums Rietberg, von Nikkibarla Calonder und Judith Rickenbach, 2007, ISBN 978-3-905014-32-7

  • A Taste for the Exotic, foreign Influences on Early Eighteenth-Century Silk Designs, edited by Anna Jolly, with Contributions by Clare Browne, Sjoukje Colenbrander, Anselm Gerhard, Ernst Götz, Ulrike Grimm, Anna Jolly, Jean-Paul Leclercq, Susan Miller, David Mitchell, Roberta Orsi Landini, Elisabeth Schwarm, Friederike Ulrichs, Angela Völker, Friederike Wappenschmidt. Riggisberger Bericht 14, 2007, ISBN 978-3-905014-30-3

  • Destins d’étoffes: Usages, ravaudages et remplois des textiles sacrés, by Christine Aribaud, FRAMESPA 2006, (180 p., 40 illustrations) - ISBN : 2-912025-22-2

  • Mark making Tilleke Schwarz, introduction by Dr. Jessica Hemmings, Winchester, UK. Other texts and translation: Tilleke Schwarz, Alkmaar 2007

  • A chasuble from the textile collection of the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga by Paula Maria Tomaz, in Portuguese, Abstract of a paper by Paula Maria Tomaz, in: Conservar Patrimonio, Nr. 1, 2005, p. 55.

  • Manto de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira, Estudo històrico. Conservação e Restauro, Instituto Português de Conservação e Restauro, by Paula Maria Tomaz and other authors, in Portuguese, 48 pages, lavishly illustrated with colores photos, ISBN 972-99476-I-9, Déposito legal: 220604/04

  • Quaker School Girl Samplers from Ackworth, by Carol Humphrey, Singapore 2006, in English, 232 pages, lavishly illustrated with numerous colored photos,
    published by


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