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International

Show of the Arts

of Thread

April 25th-28th, 2018

Opening preview:
Tuesday, April 24th
from 6 to 9 pm

CONFERENCE by the non-profit organization:

“Trésors, patrimoine, étoffes à Marseille”

Speakers: MJ. Fauconnier, M. Malossi, MJ. Sergent

Conference #1

Boutis/Piqué de Marseille and « indiennes » prints

Description : Boutis/Piqué de Marseille and « indiennes » prints
1. History of the « indiennes » prints
2. History of Boutis
3. History of stitching (piqué de Marseille)
4. Historical presentation of archives

Duration : 1h

Price of the lecture: 12€

Place : Press Room of the “Parc des Expositions de la Beaujoire » (see the technical sheet below)

Download the technical instructions HERE

Booking available HERE

Conference #2

Provençal attire: “indiennes”, Boutis and Piqué de Marseille

Description: Provençal attire: “indiennes”, Boutis and Piqué de Marseille
1. The importance of the « indiennes » in traditional attire
2. The importance of Boutis in traditional attire
3. The importance of the Piqué de Marseille in traditional attire
4. Historical presentation of archives

Duration : 1h

Price of the lecture: 12€

Place : Press Room of the “Parc des Expositions de la Beaujoire » (see the technical sheet below)

Download the technical instructions HERE

Booking available HERE

CONFERENCE « Chafarcani fabrics »

Speaker: Monique Alphand

« Chafarcani fabrics »

Beginning in the 16th century, printed cotton fabrics known as “indian” fabrics (indiennes), were imported to Europe from the Indies. One such printed fabric, although rather modest, was extraordinarily diverse:

The Chafarcani

Monique Alphand will discuss the fascinating history of this fabric, integral to Provencal attire for centuries and yet, one that remains a mystery even today – a mystery that raises questions yet to be answered.

Duration : 1h

Price of the lecture: 12€

Place : Press Room of the “Parc des Expositions de la Beaujoire » (see the technical sheet below)

Download the technical instructions HERE

Booking available HERE