International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 4-7, 2006)

Session 370: Dress and Textiles I: Weaving and Spinning

  • Hunting for Haberdashery: Depictions of Men's Clothing in the Cloisters Unicorn Tapestries. Miranda Howard Haddock, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo (USA)
  • Weavers and Spinners in the Wool, Silk, and Linen Industries n Thirteenth-Century Paris: A Comparative Analysis. Sharon Farmer, University of California, Santa Barbara (USA)
  • It's Only Rock and Reel: Medieval Spinning Techniques. Jennifer Munson, Pennsburg, PA (USA)

Session 421: Dress and Textiles II: Renaissance Venice

  • Who Was Cesare Vecellio? Placing Habiti Antichi in Context. Tawny Sherrill, California State University, Long Beach (USA)
  • A Merchant of Venice and a Weaver of Crete: Records of a Late-15th-Century Trading Relationship
    . Eleanor A. Congdon, Youngstown State University, OH (USA)
  • Patricians on Parade: Dressing the Young Venetian Nobleman
    . Verna Rutz, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO (USA)

Session 470: Dress and Textiles III: Techniques with Thread

  • Embroidered Manuscripts from Weingarten Abbey. Christine Sciacca, Columbia University, New York (USA)
  • "The Same Counterpoincte Beinge Olde and Worenen": The Green Silk Quilt of Henry VIII. Lisa Evans, Easthampton, MA (USA)
  • No Ground to Stand On: Three-Dimensional Needlewrought Passementerie, Fifteenth to Seventeenth Centuries. Lois Swales, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (USA)

Session 530: Dress and Textiles IV: Headwear

  • Headwear and Women's Status in Early Medieval Francia: Archeological Perspectives. Olga Magoula, University of Birmingham (UK)
  • The Art of the Exotic: Robinet Testard's Turbans and Turban-Like Coiffure, 1471-1530. John B. Friedman, Kent State University, Salem, OH (USA)
  • The French Hood: The Development of a Sixteenth-Century Court Fashion
    . Melanie Schuessler, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti (USA)

International Medieval Congress, Leeds, England (July 10-13, 2006)

    Session 226: Textile Manufacture and Trade
    • Daily Molested, Vexed, and Troubled: The True Making of Woollen Cloth
      . Alison Kirstie Buckland, Quality Caps, Monmouth (UK)
    • What Do You Want for that Piece of "Zambelotti"?
      Eleanor A. Congdon, Youngstown State University, OH (USA)
    • Garnysshing the Kinges Books.
      Elizabeth Benns, Soper Lane, Baldock (UK)

    Session 326: Textile as Imitation

    • A Sincere Form of Flattery: Embroidered Imitations of Figured Silks in the Early Byzantine Period.
      Linda M. Blowney, Philadelphia, PA (USA)
    • Wearing her Heart on his Sleeve?: Embroidered Imitation and Amorous (Un)Convention in the Prose Cliges (1454). Rebecca Dixon, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Exeter (UK)
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