Preface Cushioning Medieval Life: Domestic Textiles in Anglo-Saxon England - Elizabeth Coatsworth A Matter of Style: Clerical Vestments in the Anglo-Saxon Church - Sarah Larratt Keefer Saints in Split Stitch: Representations of Saints in Opus Anglicanum Vestments - Susan Leibacher Ward The Anti-Red Shift - To the Dark Side: Colour Changes in Flemish Luxury Woollens, 1300-1550 - John H. Munro The Finishing of English Woollens, 1300-1550 - John Oldland Poverty and Richly Decorated Garments: A Re-Evaluation of Their Significance in the Vita Christi of Isabel de Villena - Lesley K. Twomey "Set on Yowre Hondys": Fifteenth-Century Instructions for Fingerloop Braiding - Elizabeth Benns Tiny Textiles Hidden in Books: Toward a Categorization of Multiple-Strand Bookmarkers - Lois Swales Tiny Textiles Hidden in Books: Toward a Categorization of Multiple-Strand Bookmarkers - Heather Blatt "She Hath Over Grown All that Ever She Hath": Children's Clothing in the Lisle Letters, 1553-40 - Melanie Schuessler Bond Recent Books of Interest Index Contents of Previous Volumes
Gale R. Owen-Crocker is Professor Emerita of The University of Manchester, UK. She has published extensively on early medieval culture, especially dress and textiles.
Enhance[s] our knowledge of dress and fashion [and] enriches our wider perception of the medieval world. * COSTUME, vol. 42, 208 *