Medieval Clothing and Textiles 18
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220 Pages

23.4 x 15.6 cm

15 graphs, 29 colour and 10 b/w illus.

Series: Medieval Clothing and Textiles

Series Vol. Number: 18

Imprint: Boydell Press

Medieval Clothing and Textiles 18

Edited by Cordelia Warr

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The best new research on medieval clothing and textiles, drawing from a range of disciplines.

The essays collected here continue the Journal's wide-ranging and eclectic tradition. Topics include literary evidence for linen armour; serial production in late medieval silks; the inventory of Isabella Bruce's bridal goods; the depiction of women textile workers in the frescoes of the Salone of the Palazzo della Ragione in Padua, Italy; ideal female beauty in the Middle Ages and the means used to attain and assess it; and social status as evidenced by clothing and textiles in the Scottish royal treasurer's accounts of the mid-sixteenth century.
Preface
1. Linen Armour in the Frankish Countries. Part 1. The Twelfth Century - Sean Manning
2. Serial Production and Individualisation in Late Medieval Silk Weaving - Michael Peter
3. The Trousseau of Isabella Bruce, Queen of Norway -Valeria Di Clemente
4. Make and Create: The Craftswomen in the Salone Frescoes of the Palazzo della Ragione, Padua - Darrelyn Gunzburg
5. Combs, Mirrors and other Female Beauty Bling in the Middle Ages - John Block Friedman
6. The Dividing Lines of Social Status in Sixteenth-Century Scottish Fashion - Melanie Schuessler Bond

Cordelia Warr is Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Art at the University of Manchester, UK. She has published on a variety of topics including medieval and early-modern religious clothing in Italy, art in Naples, as well as miraculous wounds.

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Title Details

220 Pages

2.34 x 1.56 cm

15 graphs, 29 colour and 10 b/w illus.

Series: Medieval Clothing and Textiles

Series Vol. Number: 18

Imprint: Boydell Press