Course: Knowledge of Textile Goods 3

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Course title Knowledge of Textile Goods 3
Course code KHT/ZB3
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Pařilová Hana, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Lectures: 1. Introductory lecture, home textiles in general. 2. Floor coverings, carpets, division, typology, use. 3. Bed, table linen and blankets, feathers and other blanket fillings. 4. Beds, mattresses, sleeping 5. Curtains, decorative fabrics - typology, suitability for use, properties. 6. Upholstery fabrics, production, typology. 7. Classic and contemporary upholstery, foams and upholstery materials. 8. Haberdashery. 9. Leather, leather, production, division. 10. Leather products and furs. 11. Headwear, production, typology. 12. The role of clothing in social perception, symbolism in clothing. 13. Non-verbal communication through clothing, control of one's own appearance. 14. Etiquette in clothing, or the first impression. Exercises: 1. Introduction, assignment of grammar topics. 2. Macroscopic and touch cognition of textiles. 3. Cotton and linen fabrics. 4. Wool and silk types of fabrics. 5. Macroscopic monitoring of knitted fabrics. 6. Identification of unknown textile samples 7. Floor coverings, possibilities of patterning, utility properties. 8. Materials for bed and table linen, feathers. 9. Windows Decorating Materials - Knowing the types of textiles 10. Haberdashery, examples of hard and soft haberdashery 11. Leather, leather, artificial leather - cognitive exercises. 12. Headgear - educational film and sample of semi-finished products 13. Individual work, repetition 14. Credit.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Practicum
  • Presentation preparation (report) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 20 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments - 10 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 50 hours per semester
  • Contacts hours - 30 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 40 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 40 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is typology of textile goods (home furnishings, haberdashery and headgear), leather, leather and leather products and the theory of textile goods in relation to lifestyle. Practical demonstrations, identification of textile goods and exercises of non-verbal communication expressed by clothing are an integral part of textile knowledge.
The student is able to identify the textile, determine how it was made and what its useful properties are. Student knows how to label textile goods according to standards. He has the basics of social psychology of clothing (etiquette)
Knowledge of textile fibers and technology of textile production

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Written assignment

Recommended literature
  • Kubát Ladislav, Pařilová Hana. Kůže, usně, kožešiny a kožené výrobky - textilní zbožíznalství. 2013. ISBN 978-80-7494-002-6.
  • Pařilová Hana. Bytový textil - textilní zbožíznalství. 2019.
  • Pařilová Hana. Typologie tkanin textilní zbožíznalství. 2018.

Study plans that include the course
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