Dressing for Eternity: The Coptic Textiles of Early Byzantine Egypt

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Coptic Textile Fragment, Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection

Early Byzantine Textile Fragment, Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection

Lecture by Rebecca Corrie, Phillips Professor, Bates College Department of Art & Visual Culture.

Rebecca W. Corrie is Phillips Professor of Art and Visual Culture and a member of the committee for the Program in Classical and Medieval Studies. She holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from Oberlin College and a Ph.D. from Harvard University, and has received Fulbright Hays and NEH grants for research in Vienna and Rome. She teaches courses from ancient Egypt to the Renaissance. She has spoken and published widely on Italian and Byzantine art of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, participating recently in the catalogues for the exhibitions The Glory of Byzantium and Byzantium: Faith and Power at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Mother of God at the Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece. She has served as an officer and board member for national organizations including the Byzantine Studies Conference, the International Center of Medieval Art, and the Italian Art Society.

Supported by grants from the Coby Foundation and the Henry Luce Foundation.