IMC 2019: Sessions

Session 1730: Materiality and Medievalism, III: Textiles and Heritage

Thursday 4 July 2019, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:State University of New York, Oneonta
Organiser:Julie A. Hofmann, Department of History, Shenandoah University, Virginia
Moderator/Chair:Linsey F. Hunter, Centre for History, University of the Highlands & Islands, Dornoch
Paper 1730-aDevout or Devious?: The Misuse and Reinterpretation of the Archetypal Pilgrimage Outfit
(Language: English)
Perin Westerhof Nyman, St Andrews Institute of Scottish Historical Research, University of St Andrews
Perin Westerhof Nyman, St Andrews Institute of Scottish Historical Research, University of St Andrews
Perin Westerhof Nyman, St Andrews Institute of Scottish Historical Research, University of St Andrews
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Medievalism and Antiquarianism, Religious Life
Paper 1730-bThe Reuse of Medieval Themes in Beuronese Ecclesiastical Textiles
(Language: English)
Rosângela Aparecida da Conceição, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa / Universidade Aberta de Lisboa
Rosângela Aparecida da Conceição, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa / Universidade Aberta de Lisboa
Rosângela Aparecida da Conceição, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa / Universidade Aberta de Lisboa
Index terms: Art History - Decorative Arts, Medievalism and Antiquarianism, Religious Life
Paper 1730-cEmbroidered History: Medievalism and Memorializing the American Civil War
(Language: English)
Julie A. Hofmann, Department of History, Shenandoah University, Virginia
Julie A. Hofmann, Department of History, Shenandoah University, Virginia
Julie A. Hofmann, Department of History, Shenandoah University, Virginia
Index terms: Art History - Decorative Arts, Medievalism and Antiquarianism, Military History
Abstract

This third and last session in the strand on Materiality and Medievalism is focused on textiles as signifiers of imaged religious and military purpose and power. It will also explore how these objects in particular functioned as tools for memorialization and appropriation of historical narrative.