IMC 2003: Sessions

Session 215: Power Dressing

Monday 14 July 2003, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:DISTAFF: Discussion, Interpretation & Study of Textile Arts, Fabrics & Fashion
Organiser:Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester
Moderator/Chair:Carol Neuman de Vegvar, Department of Fine Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware
Paper 215-aThe Dress and Prerogatives of the Clergy in Synodal Legislation 1215-1463
(Language: English)
Thomas M. Izbicki, Eisenhower Library, Johns Hopkins University
Index terms: Canon Law, Ecclesiastical History, Religious Life
Paper 215-bClothing and Status in Select 15th-Century English Wills
(Language: English)
Danielle Nunn-Weinberg, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester
Index terms: Archives and Sources, Social History, Women's Studies
Paper 215-cDress and Authority in the Bayeux 'Tapestry'
(Language: English)
Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester
Index terms: Art History - General, Daily Life, Social History
Abstract

The session examines the representation and perception of authority through dress in ecclesiastical and secular texts and in graphic image.