Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 27565
Author(s): Garver, Valerie L.
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Title : Weaving Words in Silk: Women and Inscribed Bands in the Carolingian World [The author analyzes three silk woven bands surviving from Carolingian Germany: Witgar’s belt, Ailbecunda band, and the Speyer band. Witgar’s belt was a gift from Emma, wife of King Louis the German, to Witgar, the future bishop of Augsburg. In these three cases women not only donated high-status silk inscribed bands, but evidence also points to women as weavers of the tablet bands. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Medieval Clothing and Textiles , 6., ( 2010):  Pages 33 - 56.
Year of Publication: 2010.

2. Record Number: 10748
Author(s): Carroll, Jane L.
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Title : Woven Devotions: Reform and Piety in Tapestries by Dominican Nuns [The author examines two tapestries that were produced by Dominican nuns in Germany. Both have small depictions of nuns working at looms in the margins. Carroll suggests that these images are part self-portraits, part devotional images, while also serving as exemplars of the Dominican reform for a "vita activa" that avoided luxury and sloth. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Saints, Sinners, and Sisters: Gender and Northern Art in Medieval and Early Modern Europe.   Edited by Jane L. Carroll and Alison G. Stewart .   Ashgate, 2003. Medieval Clothing and Textiles , 6., ( 2010):  Pages 182 - 201.
Year of Publication: 2003.

3. Record Number: 28813
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Title : Thamyris
Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/De_mulieribus_claris_painter.jpg/250px-De_mulieribus_claris_painter.jpg
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4. Record Number: 31892
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Title : Nun Harvesting Phalluses from a Phallus Tree and a Monk and Nun Embracing
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5. Record Number: 39179
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Title : Flag of the City of Ghent
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