University of Atlantia

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Bringing Sexy Back? Perception and Popular Opinion of 14th Century Clothing

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Instructor:
Eleanor Bywater


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA100 February 2, 2019
Crs #:
517
Date:
Sat Feb 02
Time:
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
13/∞
Room:
820
Course Category:
Costume and Textiles
Track:
No track assigned
Description
Think your cotehardie looks cool? Is your pourpoint sinful or sexy? Come find out what your clothes would have said about you in the 14th century. This class will take a tour through the art, literature, armor, chronicles, and commentators of the time to dig at the deeper meanings behind the revolutionary fashion changes of the latter half of the 14th century. So, grab your tightest hose and join the journey back to the birth of fashion.