Class - Nadia Albertini - In the footsteps of Rébé - SOLD OUT128624
Date: Saturday 6th November
Location: Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House St, South Bank, London SE1 9PH
Students will work on an embroidery following an original Rébé atelier drawing from their archives, hand picked by Nadia Albertini. Analyzing the techniques, materials and using vintage sequins similar to those used by the Rébé. Embroidery designs may include Princess Margaret’s dress by Dior that Rébé embroidered in 1950, which is in the Museum of London and was also featured at the V&A Dior exhibition.
This class will allow you access to the exhibition on the date of the class, however will only allow a one time entry.
Nadia Albertini is an haute couture embroidery designer and embroidery historian. She studied fashion and textiles at l’Ecole Duperré in Paris in 2003 and she has since collaborated with fashion brands including Chloé, Chanel, Jason Wu, Dries van Noten, Tory Burch, Sies Marjan and The Row. She has taught at the London College of Fashion, at CSM and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. She currently divides her time between her design work for both fashion and interiors and her historical research as Head of the Archives at Maison Hurel, the oldest embroidery house in Paris, founded in 1850.
The event is open from Wednesday 3rd Nov - Sunday 7th November
(Thurs closed from 5pm)
Bargehouse is partially accessible. The venue has two disabled toilets and a STANNAH stair-lift which provides access for wheelchair users to the first and second floors only. The stair-lift is for standard manual wheelchairs and cannot be used with motorised chairs or scooters.
Talks will be held on the third floor with no disabled access.
For more information please visit Access Able: https://www.accessable.co.uk/london-south-bank/london-south-bank-oxo-tower-wharf/access-guides/bargehouse