Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 32652
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): McCall , Timothy
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  • Title: Brilliant Bodies: Material Culture and the Adornment of Men in North Italy’s Quattrocento Courts
  • Source: I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance 16, 1- 2 ( 2013): Pages 445 - 490.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Clothing Courtly Behavior Fashion Masculinity
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Abstract: The article discusses the decoration of men and material culture in the 15th century courts of the nobility in Northern Italy. Topics discussed include the emphasis on qualities of light and the incorporation of light into men's hair, attire and decoration during this time, artworks and writing from this time depicting these trends in fashion, and the use of vocabulary related to light in descriptions of men of the noble classes.
  • Author's Affiliation: Villanova University
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  • Year of Publication: 2013.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03935949
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