The introduction and historical overview of historical artefacts
analysis methods. Managing clothing artefacts from their discovery to
the conservation institute. Documenting clothing artefacts: category,
typology and attribution. Use of archival data and historical analysis.
The methods of analysis are applied through exercises on examples of
clothing artefacts of different stylistic periods. The interpretations
of the results are based on an inter-disciplinary approach. The course
specifically discusses problems derived from comparative analysis.
Comprehensive analysis covering the content of the artefacts, its
historical and present-day reception.