Call For Papers: Animals and Textiles Saturday

The Lady and the Unicorn

Date: Thursday, April 8, 2021

Member's only | Online Event

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.   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 […]

Anjou: The Fontevraud Effigies and the Apocalypse Tapestry


Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021

Time: 15:00 GMT+1

Location: Zoom Meeting

Medats Chats | Member's only | Online Event

Fauntevraud Effigies
The effigies at the Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud are of Henry II (died 1189), his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine (died 1204), their son Richard I (died 1199) and their daughter in law, Isabelle of Angouleme (died 1246), widow of King John. The Apocalypse Tapestry, which is in the Chateau of Angers, was commissioned about 1373 […]