Save

Save

Paula Wynne's picture
Paula Wynne

Pinned 1 year 1 month ago onto Writing Guides

Fashion in the Middle Ages

Fashion in the Middle Ages offers writers of historical fiction and medieval novels a stunningly illustrated look at the role and history of fashion in the Middle Ages.

From the costly velvets and furs worn by kings to the undyed wools and rough linens of the peasantry, the clothing worn by the various classes in the Middle Ages played an integral role in medieval society.

In addition to providing clues to status, profession, or geographic origin, textiles were a crucial element in the economies of many countries and cities. Much of what is known about medieval fashion is gleaned from the pages of manuscripts, which serve as a rich source of imagery.

This volume provides a detailed look at both the actual fabrics and composition of medieval clothing as well as the period's attitude toward fashion through an exploration of the illuminated manuscripts in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum. The last portion of the book is dedicated to the depiction of clothing in biblical times and the ancient world as seen through a medieval lens.

Upvote this Pin: 
0

Log in to vote
Comments
Leave your comment below
The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
Pinned onto the category

Writing Books

The Negative Trait ThesaurusThe Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character ExpressionJames Scott Bell’s Plot and StructureYour Novel's First 50 PagesBullies, Bitches and Bastards by Jessica Page Morrell The Positive Trait ThesaurusArmed And Dangerous Writers Guide To WeaponsHow to Write and Sell Historical Fiction1000 Strong Verbs for  Fiction  WritersFirst Draft in 30 DaysRoget's Super Thesaurus
Originally pinned by

Paula Wynne

Forbidden Hearts Romantic Suspense Book Giveaway
The Grotto's Secret - Comparable To Silence of the Lambs
45 Master Characters by Victoria Lynn Schmidt
Book Marketing for Authors: Essential Steps for Before, During and After Your Book Launch
A Daughter's Promise Book Giveaway
Sign up to hear about more book giveaways
Pinned onto the board

Writing Guides

Oxford Dictionary Of Modern Slang
Armed And Dangerous Writers Guide To Weapons
Writing Fight Scenes
learning to write a killer thriller
Medieval Costume in England and France: The 13th, 14th and 15th Centuries
45 Master Characters by Victoria Lynn Schmidt
Scroll to top