Articles in the Medieval Clothing & Textiles Series


The Medieval Clothing and Textiles series of books has several interesting articles, but I have a hard time remembering which article is in which book.

This index provides a sort of universal table of contents to help find the articles in each volume.



Medieval Clothing and Textiles 1

  • Stitches in Time: Establishing a History of Anglo-Saxon Embroidery
  • Textiles and Textile Imagery in the Exeter Book
  • Pomp, Piety, and Keeping the Woman in her Place: The Dress of Cnut and Ælfgifu-Emma
  • Wrapped in a Blue Mantle: Fashions for Icelandic Slayers?
  • The Orientation of Strikers in Medieval Fulling Mills: The Role of the 'French' Gualchiera
  • Bad Habits: Clothing and Textile References in the Register of Eudes Rigaud, Archbishop of Rouen
  • Forbidden Colors in the Regulation of Clerical Dress from the Fourth Lateran Council (1215) to the time of Nicholas of Cusa (d. 1464)(d. 1464)
  • The Tippet: Accessory after the Fact?
  • Threads Bared: Dress and Textiles in Late Medieval English Wills
  • Giovanna Cenami's Veil: A Neglected Detail

Medieval Clothing and Textiles 2

  • Dress and Accessories in the Early Irish Tale "The Wooing of Becfhola"
  • The Embroidered Word: Text in the Bayeux Tapestry
  • "De Fil d'Or et de Soie": Making Textiles in Twelfth-Century French Romances
  • Biffes, Tiretaines, and Aumonières: The Role of Paris in the International Textile Markets of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries
  • "Clothing Themselves in Acres": Apparel and Impoverishment in Medieval and Early Modern England
  • "Ye Shall Have It Clene": Textile Cleaning Techniques in Renaissance Europe
  • Fleas, Fur, and Fashion: Zibellini as Luxury Accessories of the Renaissance
  • The Matron Goes to the Masque: The Dual Identity of the English Embroidered Jacket

Medieval Clothing and Textiles 3

  • Cushioning Medieval Life: Domestic Textiles in Anglo-Saxon England
  • A Matter of Style: Clerical Vestments in the Anglo-Saxon Church
  • Saints in Split Stitch: Representations of Saints in Opus Anglicanum Vestments
  • The Anti-Red Shift - To the Dark Side: Colour Changes in Flemish Luxury Woollens, 1300-1550
  • The Finishing of English Woollens, 1300-1550
  • Poverty and Richly Decorated Garments: A Re-Evaluation of Their Significance in the Vita Christi of Isabel de Villena
  • "Set on Yowre Hondys": Fifteenth-Century Instructions for Fingerloop Braiding
  • Tiny Textiles Hidden in Books: Toward a Categorization of Multiple-Strand Bookmarkers
  • "She Hath Over Grown All that Ever She Hath": Children's Clothing in the Lisle Letters, 1553-40

Medieval Clothing and Textiles 4

  • From Flax to Linen in the Medieval Rus Lands
  • "Melius Abundare Quam Deficere": Scarlet Clothing in Laxdaela Saga and Njals Saga
  • The Wandering Wimple
  • From Head to Hand to Arm: The Lexicological History of "Cuff"
  • Visual Textiles: A Study of Appearance and Visual Impression in Archaeological Textiles
  • The Cap of St. Birgitta
  • The View from Herjolfsnes: Greenland's Translation of the European Fitted Fashion
  • The Art of the Exotic: Robinet Testard's Turbans and Turban-like Coiffure
  • "The Same Counterpoincte Beinge Olde and Worene": The Mystery of Henry VIII's Green Quilt

Medieval Clothing and Textiles 5

  • Clothing and Conflict in the Icelandic Family Sagas: Literary Convention and the Discourse of Power
  • Obscure Lands and Obscured Hands: Fairy Embroidery and the Ambiguous Vocabulary of Medieval Textile Decoration
  • Failed Censures: Ecclesiastical Regulation of Women's Clothing in Late Medieval Italy
  • Cutting a Fine Figure: Costume on French Gothic Ivories
  • One Quilt or Two? A Reassessment of the Guicciardini Quilts in the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Museo del Bargello
  • French Hoods: Development of a Sixteenth-Century Court Fashion
  • Who Was Cesare Vecellio? Placing Habiti Antichi in Context

Medieval Clothing and Textiles 6

  • Archaeological Dress and Textiles in Latvia from the Seventh to Thirteenth Centuries: Research, Results, and Reconstructions
  • Weaving Words in Silk: Women and Inscribed Bands in the Carolingian World
  • Stitches, Sutures, and Seams: "Embroidered" Parchment Repairs in Medieval Manuscripts
  • Dressing Up the Nuns: The Lingua Ignota and Hildegard of Bingen's Clothing
  • Flax and Linen in Walter of Bibbesworth's Thirteenth-Century French Treatise for English Housewives
  • The London Mercers' Company, London Textual Culture, and John Gower's Mirour de l'Omme
  • Fripperers and the Used Clothing Trade in Late Medieval London
  • Donations from the Body for the Soul: Apparel, Devotion, and Status in Late Medieval Strasbourg

Medieval Clothing and Textiles 7

  • The Empress's New Clothes: A Rotulus Pannorum of Isabella, Sister of King Henry III, Bride of Emperor Frederick II
  • Unveiling Social Fashion Patterns: A Case Study of Frilled Veils in the Low Countries [1200-1500]
  • What Is the Pearl-Maiden Wearing, and Why?
  • "Hys surcote was ouert": The "Open Surcoat" in Late Medieval British Texts
  • London Merchants' Cloth Exports, 1350-1500
  • Laboreria Sete: Design and Production of Lucchese Silks in the Late Fourteenth and Early Fifteenth Centuries

Medieval Clothing and Textiles 8

  • The Unterhaching Grave Finds: Richly Dressed Burials from Sixth-Century Bavaria
  • Old Finds Rediscovered: Two Early Medieval Headdresses from the National Museum of Antiquities, Leiden, the Netherlands
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Imagined and Reimagined Textiles in Anglo-Saxon England
  • Mining for Gold: Investigating a Semantic Classification in the Lexis of Cloth and Clothing Project
  • Dress and Dignity in the Mabinogion
  • Dressing for Success: How the Heroine's Clothing [Un]Makes the Man in Jean Renart's Roman de la Rose
  • Anomaly or Sole Survivor? The Impruneta Cushion and Early Italian "Patchwork"

Medieval Clothing and Textiles 9

  • Bridal Gifts in Medieval Bari
  • The Marriage of the Year [1028]
  • Clothing as Currency in Pre-Norman Ireland?
  • Cistercian Clothing and Its Production at Beaulieu Abbey, 1269-70
  • Clothing and Textile Materials in Medieval Sweden and Norway
  • The Iconography of Dagged Clothing and Its Reception by Moralist Writers
  • Domestic Painted Cloths in Sixteenth-Century England: Imagery, Placement, and Ownership

Medieval Clothing and Textiles 10

  • Behind the Curtains, Under the Covers, Inside the Tent: Textile Items and Narrative Strategies in Anglo-Saxon Old Testament Art
  • Some Medieval Colour Terms for Textiles
  • Wefts and Worms: The Spread of Sericulture and Silk Weaving in the West before 1300
  • The Liturgical Vestments of Castel Sant'Elia: Their Historical Significance and Current Condition
  • Clothing Distrained for Debt in the Court of Merchants of Lucca in the Late Fourteenth Century
  • Sacred or Profane? The Horned Headdresses of St. Frideswide's Priory
  • "Translating" a Queen: Material Culture and the Creation of Margaret Tudor as Queen of Scots
  • "A formidable undertaking": Mrs. A. G. I. Christie and English Medieval Embroidery