Conference programme


Morning session

Theme one: Textiles – objects and commodities in medieval Europe

10:00-11:00 – Keynote lecture by Frances Pritchard, A new look at medieval textiles excavated in London

11:00-11:15 – Break

11.15-11.45 – Chris King, Cultures of cloth in the English midlands: production, trade and consumption

11.45-12.15 – Richard Thomas and Matilda Holmes, Counting sheep: new zooachaeological perspectives on sheep husbandry in medieval England

12.15-12.30 – Discussion

12.30-13.00 – Lunch break


Afternoon session

Theme two: The shimmering thread: luxury textiles in medieval Europe

13.00-13.30 – Tina Anderlini, Embroidered silk knots to cover heads

13.30-14.00 – Mary Brooks, Expressing embroidered faith and power: vestments associated with Archbishop John Morton

14.00-14.30 – Discussion


Conference closes


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