Surveys the material culture of medieval Europe to reveal the nature of everyday life at the time, and discusses the era's traditions and inventions.The cloth was often softened with teasles that raised the fibers to create a nap, which might then be trimmed with large shearing. In the 1200s, the cloth ... A woman could carry a tablet weaving kit tied to her belt and work on it whenever she had spare time. ... They worked with the most expensive silk threads and created brocade ribbons that they used to decorate shawls or wore as girdles. Convents putanbsp;...
|Title||:||All Things Medieval|
|Author||:||Ruth A Johnston|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2011-08-31|