Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 43402
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Brachmann , Christoph
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  • Title: Love and Resurrection: The Luxembourg Dynasty's Funeral Garments at St Vitus Cathedral in Prague
  • Source: Arrayed in Splendour: Art, Fashion, and Textiles in Medieval and Early Modern Europe  Edited by Christoph Brachmann.  Brepols, 2019.  Pages 59 - 93.
  • Description: The author analyzes clothing belonging to Emperor Charles IV, his fourth and last wife, Elizabeth of Pomerania (ca. 1347-1393), and a young child. Notably Elizabeth's garments feature courtly love motifs including fortresses of love and small sailboats steered by lovers in courtly dress.
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Burials Children Clothing Courtly Love Elizabeth of Pomerania, Wife of Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor Empresses Funerals Textiles
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  • Geographic Area: Eastern Europe
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
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  • Year of Publication: 2019.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9782503579658