Session Title

Dress and Textiles I: Saints, Sinners, and Fools

Sponsoring Organization(s)

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

Organizer Name

Robin Netherton

Organizer Affiliation


Presider Name

Robin Netherton

Paper Title 1

Dress and Textiles for an Unlikely Saint: Edward the Confessor

Presenter 1 Name

Gale R. Owen-Crocker

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Manchester

Paper Title 2

Thread and Blood: Christ's Woven Body in John Lydgate's Life of Our Lady

Presenter 2 Name

Anna McKay

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Edinburgh

Paper Title 3

Sinners in Fancy Dress: Christ's Tormentors in English Medieval Alabasters

Presenter 3 Name

Susan L. Ward

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Rhode Island School of Design

Paper Title 4

Fashion and Folly in the Table of the Seven Deadly Sins

Presenter 4 Name

John Block Friedman; Melanie Schuessler Bond

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Ohio State Univ.; Eastern Michigan Univ.

Start Date

9-5-2019 10:00 AM

Session Location

Fetzer 1045

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May 9th, 10:00 AM

Dress and Textiles I: Saints, Sinners, and Fools

Fetzer 1045