Medieval Clothing and Textiles 14

Medieval Clothing and Textiles 14

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ISBN-13: 9781783273089
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 04/20/2018
Series: Medieval Clothing and Textiles Series , #14
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 987,369
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Costume historian and freelance editor; no academic affiliation

Gale R. Owen-Crocker is Professor Emerita at the University of Manchester, having previously been Professor of Anglo-Saxon Culture and Director of the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies. She has written extensively on Anglo-Saxon culture, particularly in the field of dress and textiles and has published several books. She directed the production of a database of dress/textile terms in all languages of the British Isles

Table of Contents

Illustrations vi

Tables vii

Contributors viii

Preface x

1 Multicultural Clothing in Sixth-Century Ravenna Olga Magoula 1

2 Byzantine and Oriental Silks in Denmark, 800-1200 Anne Hedeager Krag 37

3 The Bliaut: An Examination of the Evidence in French Literary Sources Monica L. Wright 61

4 Eyebrows, Hairlines, and "Hairs Less in Sight": Female Depilation in Late Medieval Europe John Block Friedman 81

5 Lexical Exchange with Italian in the Textile and Wool Trades in the Thirteenth to Fifteenth Centuries Megan Tiddeman 113

6 Hidden in Plain Black: The Secrets of the French Hood Karen Margrethe Høskuldsson 141

Recent Books of Interest 179

Contents of Previous Volumes 183

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