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Multicultural clothing in sixth-century Ravenna / Olga Magoula -- Byzantine and Oriental silks in Denmark, 800-1200 / Anne Hedeager Krag -- The Bliaut: An examination of the evidence in French literary sources / Monica L. Wright -- Eyebrows, hairlines, and "hairs less in sight": female depilation in Late Medieval Europe / John Block Friedman -- Lexical exchange with Italian in the textile and wool trades in the thirteenth to fifteenth centuries / Megan Tiddeman -- Hidden in plain black: The secrets of the french hood / Karen Margrethe Høskuldsson -- Recent books of interest.
The essays here continue in the Journal's tradition of drawing on a range of disciplines. Topics include evidence for dress in multicultural sixth-century Ravenna; the incidence of Byzantine and Oriental silks in ninth- to thirteenth-century Denmark; a new analysis of the chronology of and contexts for the French hood; an examination of the mysterious garment called a bliaut in French literature; a discussion of the vocabulary and loan words in Italian/Anglo-Norman mercantile transactions; and revelations that fashions in body hair were an important feature of women's appearance. -- Publisher description.
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Netherton, Robin, editor.
Owen-Crocker, Gale R., editor.
Medieval clothing and textiles, 14
Print version: Medieval clothing and textiles. Volume 14 9781783273089 (OCoLC)1037814480
9781787442443 (electronic bk.)
1787442446 (electronic bk.)