IMC 2018: Sessions

Session 315: DISTAFF, III: Aspects of Memory in Medieval Textiles and Garments

Monday 2 July 2018, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Discussion, Interpretation & Study of Textile Arts, Fabrics & Fashions (DISTAFF)
Organisers:Nahum Ben-Yehuda, Department of Land of Israel Studies & Archaeology, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan
Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester
Moderator/Chair:Nahum Ben-Yehuda, Department of Land of Israel Studies & Archaeology, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan
Paper 315-aMemory and Identity through Medieval Castilian Dress and Textiles
(Language: English)
María Barrigón, Departamento de Conservación, Palacio Real, Patrimonio Nacional, Madrid
Index terms: Art History - Decorative Arts, Heraldry, Language and Literature - Spanish or Portuguese
Paper 315-bPatterns of Textile Consumption in Medieval Portugal
(Language: English)
Joana Isabel Sequeira, Centro de Investigação Transdisciplinar 'Cultura, Espaço e Memória' (CITCEM), Universidade do Porto
Index terms: Canon Law, Economics - Trade, Language and Literature - Spanish or Portuguese
Paper 315-cConstruction and Reconstruction of the Past
(Language: English)
Git Skoglund, Independent Scholar, Göteborg
Index terms: Art History - Decorative Arts, Language and Literature - Scandinavian, Women's Studies
Abstract

The first paper uses material remains and documentary evidence to establish the social significance of courtly attire in Castile. The second paper will examine patterns of textile production and consumption in medieval Portugal. The third paperwill identify central memories in Scandinavian textile production.