Session Title

Dress and Textiles I: Creature Comforts

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

The Poverty of Pelletiers: The More Miserable Side of the Medieval Fur Experience

Presenter 1 Name

Sarah-Grace Heller

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Ohio State Univ.

Paper Title 2

Warm Woollen Winter Mittens: Finds and Use of Textile Gloves in the Netherlands in the Middle Ages

Presenter 2 Name

Annemarieke Willemsen

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Rijksmuseum van Oudheden

Paper Title 3

Coats and Collars: Fashions for Animals in the Early Modern Period

Presenter 3 Name

John Block Friedman

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, The Ohio State Univ.

Paper Title 4

What Fur? An Exploration of a Sixteenth-Century French Inventory Reference

Presenter 4 Name

Dawn A. Maneval

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Start Date

15-5-2015 10:00 AM

Session Location

Fetzer 2016

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May 15th, 10:00 AM

Dress and Textiles I: Creature Comforts

Fetzer 2016