Call For Papers: Animals and Textiles Saturday

Date: Thursday, April 8, 2021

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Date(s) - Saturday, May 8, 2021
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Medieval Dress and Textile Society Annual Conference

Proposals are invited for 20 minute papers to be given on relevant topics dated between c.400 and c.1625.The Lady and the Unicorn

 

Suggested topics include:

  • Collars and harnesses – Dogs, horses, oxen, ferrets, squirrels & elephants
  • Animal armour – War horses, war dogs, and battle creatures of all kinds
  • Animal apparel – Theatre, performance & display
  • Animal products in textiles – Wool, silk, beaver fur felt, rabbit skin glue, whale baleen,
  • Animal depictions in textiles – Tapestry, embroidery, painted textiles, leather

 

Submissions to be emailed to Natalie Bramwell-Booth programme@medats.org.uk by March 31 2021