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TTOD125 Talk on Demand – The Bacton Altar Cloth: The Lost Dress of Elizabeth I

£5.00

This is a recording of a live online event originally broadcast on Wednesday 9 February 2022 and is available to view on-demand until Spring 2022.

Eleri Lynn is the former  Curator of the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection at Hampton Court Palace. Whilst researching a history of Tudor royal fashion, she identified a cloth that had been used as an altar hanging but which, on closer inspection, suggested an even more prestigious and historic origin. Eleri discusses her research and findings, and the conservation undertaken by Historic Royal Palaces for the exciting exhibition of the altar cloth in 2019/20.

Then Anne Butcher, Head of the RSN Embroidery Studio & Teaching, talks about the work we did to create three replica flowers from the cloth for the exhibition and ultimately the stunning kits that we now teach across the world.

Image credit: Historic Royal Palaces, David Jenson

Important information - Watching the Talk

In order to watch this Talk, first please 'add to basket' then go to the checkout and pay for your purchase. Once you have purchased this Talk on Demand you can immediately watch it by either returning to this page, or to our main Talks on Demand page, where you will now see a 'Watch Now' button for the Talk. Please note that you will need to be signed in to the site using the account used to purchase the Talk in order to see the button. You will not be emailed a separate link to watch. You can watch as many times as you wish until the close date. Thank you.

For details on other RSN Talks on Demand, please visit our Talks on Demand page. 

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This is a recording of a live online event originally broadcast on Wednesday 9 February 2022 and is available to view on-demand until Spring 2022.

Eleri Lynn is the former  Curator of the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection at Hampton Court Palace. Whilst researching a history of Tudor royal fashion, she identified a cloth that had been used as an altar hanging but which, on closer inspection, suggested an even more prestigious and historic origin. Eleri discusses her research and findings, and the conservation undertaken by Historic Royal Palaces for the exciting exhibition of the altar cloth in 2019/20.

Then Anne Butcher, Head of the RSN Embroidery Studio & Teaching, talks about the work we did to create three replica flowers from the cloth for the exhibition and ultimately the stunning kits that we now teach across the world.

Image credit: Historic Royal Palaces, David Jenson

Important information – Watching the Talk

In order to watch this Talk, first please ‘add to basket’ then go to the checkout and pay for your purchase. Once you have purchased this Talk on Demand you can immediately watch it by either returning to this page, or to our main Talks on Demand page, where you will now see a ‘Watch Now‘ button for the Talk. Please note that you will need to be signed in to the site using the account used to purchase the Talk in order to see the button. You will not be emailed a separate link to watch. You can watch as many times as you wish until the close date. Thank you.

For details on other RSN Talks on Demand, please visit our Talks on Demand page.