Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4174
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Biscoglio , Frances M.
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  • Title: Unspun Heroes: Iconography of the Spinning Woman in the Middle Ages
  • Source: Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies 25, 2 ( 1995): Pages 163 - 176.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- General Distaffs Gender Gender Reversal Iconography Power Spindle Spinning Women in Art
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: General
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  • Illustrations: Nine figures showing spindles and distaffs. Four manuscript illustrations. Two paintings. One sculpture. One casket cover. One plaque.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Mercy College
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00472573
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