Nordic Knitting Symposium 2018
Title of the lecture: Knitted gloves, mittens, socks and stockings in Latvia.
In the presentation, Inita Heinola shortly will introduce knitted garments from the collection of Clothing and Textiles of the National History Museum of Latvia. She will about the oldest items of collection from the 18th century until the first half of the 19th century, for their typical features - colors, patterns, composition. Inita will give a brief insight into how knitted garments changed in the second half of the 19th century and later on.
Inita Heinola is a chief curator of Clothing and Textiles collection in National History Museum of Latvia.
Her last major work was to curate the exhibition “Kūlainis, pērstainis delnainis…” (“Gloves, Mittens…”) at the NHML (26.10. 2016.-05.03.2017.) http://lnvm.lv/?p=8068. Virtual version of the exhibition is also visible there (click on text in latvian – Apskati arī virtuālo izstādi “Kūlainis, pērstainis, delnainis…” - on the bottom of page).
Last publication: Wall Calendars Kit for 2017 and 2018 year “Kūlainis, pērstainis delnainis ” (“Gloves, Mittens…”). NHML edition.
Title of the attached photo: Gloves and mittens. Second half of 19th century – beginning of 20th century. NHML collection.