opus anglicanum


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opus anglicanum

(ˈəʊpəs æŋɡlɪˈkɑːnəm)
n
(Knitting & Sewing) fine embroidery, esp of church vestments, produced in England c.1200–c.1350; characterized by the rich materials used, esp silver gilt thread
[Latin: English work]
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Who would come forward to take the scissors and commit this creative and yet invasive act?); Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party makes use of Opus Anglicanum ecclesiastical embroidery techniques to tell the story of women's complex lives; Sara Marks' installations and performance art in parishes augment liturgical traditions; and Susie MacMurray's 2018 Lent installation Doubt, a vast, dark cloud hovering in the chancel of Southwark cathedral, symbolised the oppressive psychological distress of PTSD and depression.
In the spirit of the Arts and Crafts revival movement, May Morris researched late 16th and early 17th century English historic stitches known as opus anglicanum or "English work" at local museums and advocated their use in place of the more repetitive cross-stitch, Berlin wool work, and tent stitch which had become Victorian pastimes.
Though showing the wear of seven centuries, this textile panel still reveals the exceptional skill and refined design sense associated with Opus Anglicanum. Characterized by extraordinary embroidery, this 13th and 14th century English work produced luxurious garments and hangings for the elite of the age.
Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery
Richard Bratby An English Music Opus Anglicanum Tradebigge Church THE second concert of this summer's Celebrating English Song festival featured an ingeniously devised programme of words and music.
modest bits of inset scroll or hemstitch not opus anglicanum
Anglo-Saxon needlework, or Opus Anglicanum, was famous across Europe.
9 Name the internationally-acclaimed medieval English art form which produced what was known collectively as Opus Anglicanum.
Discuss one of the following: Edward I's Welsh castles, the misericords of Wells Cathedral, opus anglicanum, wall painting.
His colleagues here are the all-male Opus Anglicanum, singing a selection of offerings ranging from Gregorian chant up to the premiere of specially-commissioned songs by Martin Bussey (July 26).
This exhibition, only the third of its kind to be held in the UK in the past 100 years, includes extremely rare examples of pre-reformation English work (opus anglicanum as it was known in the Middle Ages) as well as several pieces from Spain and northern Europe.
The Festival is extremely privileged to welcome the highly acclaimed choral group Opus Anglicanum and Rodolfo Bonucci, one of Italy's most eminent conductors and solo violinists, who is performing at the Festival as part of his 2006 tour of Britain.