Textile heritage and interdisciplinarity





In the last few years, textiles have been increasingly valued as products of specific periods and societies, reflecting the historical, social, artistic, economic and political contexts in which they were manufactured. Exceedingly resourceful, textiles have been essential for human life since time immemorial, being used and adapted in diverse applications and contexts.


Online: 2019-4-30
Publication: 2019-4-30


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How to Cite

Serrano, A., Ferreira, M. J., de Groot, E. C., & Cruz, A. J. (2019). Textile heritage and interdisciplinarity. Conservar Património, 31, 13–15. https://doi.org/10.14568/cp31fm2