University of Atlantia

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"Do the Wasshe and Do the Wringe": Medieval laundry and textile care (La Belle Compagnie)

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Instructor:
Marjorie atte Welle


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA100 February 2, 2019
Crs #:
538
Time:
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
9/∞
Room:
600
Course Category:
Costume and Textiles
Description
In the context of medieval ideas of cleanliness, we'll discuss how (and how often) medieval clothes were washed, and who washed them. Some tools and chemical compounds will be brought.
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