Sew What?

Marking Time: A Conversation with Dr Edward Town

October 29, 2020 Isabella Rosner Season 1 Episode 25
Sew What?
Marking Time: A Conversation with Dr Edward Town
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Sew What?
Marking Time: A Conversation with Dr Edward Town
Oct 29, 2020 Season 1 Episode 25
Isabella Rosner

In the last episode of Sew What? season 1, Isabella talks with Dr Edward Town about Marking Time: Objects, People, and Their Lives, 1500-1800, released by Yale University Press. The book is "an engaging, encyclopaedic account of the material world of early modern Britain as told through a unique collection of dated objects." Ed and Isabella discuss four objects from the book, including three unique needleworked pieces. Isabella also covers her PhD research, focusing on English Quaker needlework.

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In the last episode of Sew What? season 1, Isabella talks with Dr Edward Town about Marking Time: Objects, People, and Their Lives, 1500-1800, released by Yale University Press. The book is "an engaging, encyclopaedic account of the material world of early modern Britain as told through a unique collection of dated objects." Ed and Isabella discuss four objects from the book, including three unique needleworked pieces. Isabella also covers her PhD research, focusing on English Quaker needlework.