IMC 2005: Sessions

Session 804: Transforming Textiles

Tuesday 12 July 2005, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:DISTAFF (Discussion, Interpretation and Study of Textile Arts, Fabrics and Fashion)
Organiser:Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester
Moderator/Chair:Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester
Paper 804-aFrom Bills to Wills: The Life of a Gown in Tudor England
(Language: English)
Drea Leed, Discussion, Interpretation & Study of Textile Arts, Fabrics & Fashion (DISTAFF), Ohio
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - Trade, Social History, Technology
Paper 804-bScarlet to Blue to Black: Changing Tastes in Medieval Europe (14th-16th Centuries)
(Language: English)
John H. A. Munro, Department of Economics, University of Toronto, Downtown
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - Trade, Social History, Technology
Paper 804-cCrimson, Purple, and Blue: The Prestigious Colours of Medieval Europe
(Language: English)
John Edmonds, Independent Scholar, Amersham
Index terms: Daily Life, Economics - Trade, Social History, Technology
Abstract

The session will cover London garment use, using tailors’ bills, and focus on choice of colour — changing tastes in colour and prestigious dye-stuffs — in medieval Europe