International Medieval Congress at Leeds, England (July 11-14, 2011)

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Session 220: Dress and Textiles: Rich, Poor, and Magical

  • Expensive and Cheap: The Cost of Embroidery and the Social Value of Its Creators in Anglo-Saxon England (Language: English)
    Alexandra M. Lester-Makin, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester
  • Not Just Barefoot Barbarians: Textual Evidence of Footwear and Legwear in Medieval Wales (Language: English)
    Patricia Williams, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester
  • The Shirt off His Back: Clothing as Currency in Medieval Ireland (Language: English) Mark Zumbuhl, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester
  • Magical Material: The Supernatural Properties of Textiles and Clothing in Medieval and Later Belief (Language: English)
    Sarah E. M. Randles, Australian Research Council Centre for the History of Emotions, University of Melbourne

Session 320: Dress, Textiles, and Status

  • The Queen's Gesture: A Rare Depiction of Tristan and Isolde on a Medieval Luxury Object (Language: English)
    Paula Mae Carns, Spanish, Italian & Portuguese Languages & Literatures, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Fine Fabrics and Coarse Clothes: Chr├ętien de Troyes's Subtle Weaving of Romance (Language: English)
    Monica L. Wright, Department of Modern Languages, University of Louisiana, Lafayette
  • Wearable Items as Gifts and Prizes in Froissart's Meliador (Language: English)
    Elysse T. Meredith, School of Literatures, Languages & Cultures, University of Edinburgh

Session 113: The Bayeux Tapestry: Poor Threads and Naked Figures for Rich Halls?

    Interpreting the Naked Figures in the Borders of the Bayeux Tapestry (Language: English)
    Christopher Monk, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester

    The Bayeux Tapestry and Its Victorian Facsimile (Language: English)
    Anna C. Henderson, University of Exeter Press / University of Manchester

  • 'Silver and Gold Had They None' (So We Have to Use Our Imagination) (Language: English)
    Gale R. Owen-Crocker, School of Arts, Languages & Cultures, University of Manchester