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This absorbing survey of medieval clothing makes an important and unique contribution to our understanding of the cultural and social conditions of western Europe in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Drawing on paintings and sculpture, documents and literature, surviving clothing, textiles, jewellery and armour, Francoise Piponnier and Perrine Mane show that garments and accessories of the Middle Ages reveal much about life and society of the time. 'This book is essential reading for anyone interested in medieval dress and social conditions.' Anne F. Sutton, 'The Ricardian' 'A good introduction to the subject ... The text is informative and clearly written throughout.' T. J. Hunter, 'The Art Book' 'This is a readable and interesting introduction volume.' Lucien Jenkins, 'Early Music Today' Francoise Piponnier is director of studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. Perrine Mane is head of research at the Centre Nationale des Recherches Scientifiques in Paris.

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A survey of mediaeval clothing, offering an understanding of the cultural and social conditions of western Europe in the 14th and 15th centuries. It draws on paintings and sculpture, documents and literature, surviving clothing, textiles, jewellery and armour.

Synopsis:

This absorbing of medieval clothing survey makes an important and unique contribution to our understanding of the cultural and social conditions of western Europe in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Drawing on paintings and sculpture, documents and literature, surviving clothing, textiles, jewelry, and armor, Francoise Piponnier and Perrine Mane show that garments and accessories of the Middle Ages reveal much about life and society of the time.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300086911
Translator:
Beamish, Caroline
Author:
Mane, Perrine
Author:
Piponnier, Franand#231
Author:
oise Piponnier
Author:
Franand#231
Author:
Piponnier, Francoise
Author:
oise
Author:
Beamish, Caroline
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Location:
New Haven
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Costume
Subject:
Civilization, medieval
Subject:
Costume in art
Subject:
Clothing and dress in art
Subject:
Costume -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Subject:
World History - Medieval and Renaissance
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
RG 224
Publication Date:
20000831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
60 b/w illus.
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9.21x6.21x.50 in. .80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A survey of mediaeval clothing, offering an understanding of the cultural and social conditions of western Europe in the 14th and 15th centuries. It draws on paintings and sculpture, documents and literature, surviving clothing, textiles, jewellery and armour.
"Synopsis" by , This absorbing of medieval clothing survey makes an important and unique contribution to our understanding of the cultural and social conditions of western Europe in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Drawing on paintings and sculpture, documents and literature, surviving clothing, textiles, jewelry, and armor, Francoise Piponnier and Perrine Mane show that garments and accessories of the Middle Ages reveal much about life and society of the time.
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