Session Title

Dress and Textiles I: Looking North

Sponsoring Organization(s)

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

Organizer Name

Robin Netherton

Organizer Affiliation


Presider Name

M. A. Nordtorp-Madson

Presider Affiliation

Univ. of St. Thomas, St. Paul

Paper Title 1

Viking Age Dress in Norway: Textiles, Quality, and Social Status

Presenter 1 Name

Ingvild Øye

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. i Bergen

Paper Title 2

A Tale of Rags and Sheep: Dress Practices in Medieval Iceland, AD 1100-1500

Presenter 2 Name

Michèle Hayeur Smith

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown Univ.

Paper Title 3

“Silk and Fine Cloth”: Distribution and Consumption of Textiles in Late Medieval and Early Modern Denmark

Presenter 3 Name

Eva Trein Nielsen

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 4

The Effects of Spindle Whorl Design on Wool Thread Production: A Practical Experiment Based on Examples from Eighth-Century Denmark

Presenter 4 Name

Karen Nicholson

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Start Date

10-5-2013 1:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 1120

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May 10th, 1:30 PM

Dress and Textiles I: Looking North

Schneider 1120