47th International Congress on Medieval Studies (2012)

Session Title

Dress and Textiles III: Dress and Textile Vocabulary Revealed

Sponsoring Organization(s)

DISTAFF (Discussion, Interpretation, and Study of Textile Arts, Fabrics, and Fashion); Medieval Dress and Textile Vocabulary in Unpublished Sources Project

Organizer Name

Louise Sylvester

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Westminster

Presider Name

Robin Netherton

Presider Affiliation


Paper Title 1

Atir, Apparaill, Clathis, Vesture: Linguistic Choices relating to Dress And Textiles across Different Text Types

Presenter 1 Name

Louise Sylvester

Paper Title 2

“Embroidered in Gold with Stars”: The Inventories of Saint Paul's Cathedral

Presenter 2 Name

Gale R. Owen-Crocker

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Manchester

Paper Title 3

A Household Bespoke: Language and Dress in the Fourteenth-Century Roll of Liveries of Elizabeth, Countess of Holland

Presenter 3 Name

Mark Chambers

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of Westminster

Start Date

11-5-2012 1:30 PM

Session Location

Bernhard 105

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May 11th, 1:30 PM

Dress and Textiles III: Dress and Textile Vocabulary Revealed

Bernhard 105