Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8647
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Burns , Jane E.
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  • Title: Why Textiles Make a Difference [Dress, textiles, and cloth production are emerging as important categories of analysis in medieval studies. While investigating textiles and representations thereof (in literary, historical, legal, and religious texts), medievalists cross disciplinary boundaries in order to examine how the personal and cultural realms interact. Social theorists, feminists, and scholars of material culture can all contribute to our understandings of how goods and objects take upon new meanings for men and women in different social contexts. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Medieval Fabrications: Dress, Textiles, Clothwork, and Other Cultural Imaginings.  Edited by E. Jane Burns.  Palgrave, 2004.  Pages 1 - 18.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Decorative Arts Body Clothing Cultural Studies Fashion Feminist Theory Material Culture Medieval Studies Textiles
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: General
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1403961867
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