The Medieval Dress and Textiles Society Conference: “On the Move”
When: Saturday 4 June 2016
Submissions due: 31 December 2015. Send your title and a 200-word synopsis to the Programme Secretary, Gale R. Owen-Crocker.
Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers on relevant topics concerning the movement of dress and/or textiles and the use of dress and textiles in travel between c. 500 and 1600.
Topics might include:
- Tents and their furnishings
- Travelling clothes
- Bags, wrappings, pockets
- Waggon covers and emballage
- Peripatetic households
- Royal marriages
- Prestige gifts
- The Silk Road and other trade routes
The Conference will be held at The Art Workers’ Guild, 6, Queen Square London WC1N 3AT from 11am to 5.15 pm.