47th International Congress on Medieval Studies (2012)

Session Title

Dress and Textiles II: What Not to Wear

Sponsoring Organization(s)

DISTAFF (Discussion, Interpretation, and Study of Textile Arts, Fabrics, and Fashion)

Organizer Name

Robin Netherton

Organizer Affiliation


Presider Name

Gale R. Owen-Crocker

Presider Affiliation

Univ. of Manchester

Paper Title 1

Disorder in the Courts: A Reappraisal of Medieval Sumptuary Law

Presenter 1 Name

Laurel Ann Wilson

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 2

Angevin Sicilian and French Sumptuary Laws of the 1290s: Furs, Trains, and New Clothes

Presenter 2 Name

Sarah-Grace Heller

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Ohio State Univ.

Paper Title 3

What Does Five Marks Buy?: A Comparison between the 1363 English Sumptuary Law and Fabric Prices in Late Medieval England

Presenter 3 Name

Sarai Silverman

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Ohio State Univ.

Paper Title 4

Men in Tights: Shameful Fashion in The Parson's Tale

Presenter 4 Name

Mary C. Flannery

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Queen Mary, Univ. of London

Start Date

11-5-2012 10:00 AM

Session Location

Fetzer 1010

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May 11th, 10:00 AM

Dress and Textiles II: What Not to Wear

Fetzer 1010