Taat Chat with Dr Carol Christiansen at the Old Haa
Date:
30 September, 2019
Cost:
Free
Time:
14.00 - 15.30
Location:
Old Haa, Burravoe, Yell
Materials:
N/A
Tutor:
Dr Carol Christiansen
Transport:
See description

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The Old Haa in Burravoe, Yell will host a 3 week exhibition called ‘Yell Oo’ from 16th September until 6th October. Opening hours are Monday to Thursday 10am – 4pm, Closed Fridays, Saturday 10am – 4pm, Sundays 2pm to 5pm. This exhibition will feature a display of two taatit rugs in the Old Haa’s collection plus an eclectic collection of items relating to knitwear featuring artwork, knitwear, crochet and hand crafted items.

Dr Carol Christiansen, Shetland Museum’s Textile Curator will deliver a ‘Taat Chat’ on Monday 30th September October from 14.00 to 15.30 exploring their design, colour and construction and importance in Shetland households of ‘taatit rugs’.

Further details can be found at www.oldhaa.com

Transport: The Old Haa Museum is located in Burravoe, Yell and can be reached by road and frequent accessible ferry. Further details of timetables and ferry fares can be found on https://www.shetland.gov.uk/Ferries/timetable.asp