Annette P. g. Schieck
Jakob Krauth – Königliche Gewebeschule – Deutsches Textilmuseum. On the Formation of the German Textile Museum (1880 to 1981) – Collecting Textiles
20 September 2012
FAR – Villa Sucota
Annette Paetz gen. Schieck was born in 1968 in Columbus Ohio, USA. She is a Classical Archaeologist who specialized in ancient textiles of Roman, late antique and early Islamic archaeological contexts. In April 2012, she became the director of the Deutsches Textilmuseum Krefeld (DTM) after having conducted the research project DressID (Clothing and Identity – New Perspectives on Textiles in the Roman Empire), funded with the support of the European Commission from 2007 to 2012.
Between 2003 and 2007, she worked as archaeological advisor of the 3D-visualisation project on the Roman city of Cologne, as university lecturer at Cologne and Kiel University, and as conductor of the European inventory project at the National Museum of Damascus, Syria. In 2003 and 2004 she curated the exhibitions Aus Gräbern geborgen – Koptische Textilien aus eigener Sammlung at DTM Krefeld, and Die koptischen Textilien – Gewebe und Gewänder des ersten Jahrtausends aus ägypten of Kolumba (Erzbischöfliches Diözesanmuseum Köln).