Recommended Books and Publications

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Items useful for their wardrobe accounts

De Beaurepaire, Charles de Robillard: Inventaire du mobilier du chateau Chailloue de l’annee 1416, 1866. Gallica Bibliotheque Numerique copyright 1978

Les Inventaires Apres Deces de la Ville de Dijon a la Fin Du Moyen Age (1390-1459); Guilhem Ferrand with Jean-Pierre Garcia; Presses Universitaires du Midi; c 2017

Le bagage d’un étudiant en 1347 / par M. Lecoy de La Marche,
Gallica Bibliotheque Numerique; copyright 1890

The Princely Court: Medieval Courts and Culture in North-West Europe 1270–1380. New York: Oxford University Press. 2001.

Of His Array Telle I No Lenger Tale: Aspects of Costume, Arms, and Armour in Western Europe, 1200-1400. H. M. Zijlstra-Zweens. Rodopi, c 1988

Extent Garments, Accessories, or Textiles

Inventories of Textiles-Textiles In Inventories, Studies on Late Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture. Thomas Ertl/Barbara Karl. Vienna University press, c 2017

John of Görlitz’s Funerary Clothing from the Royal Tomb of the Saint Vitus Cathedral at the Prague Castle, Dr. Milena Bravermanová 2005, Translated to English by Master Charles de Bourbon. (See the Brazen Burgundian link)

Textiles and Clothing 1150-1450, Elisabeth Crowfoot, Frances Pritchard, Kay Staniland, Boydell Press, c 2001

Dress Accessories 1150-1450, Geoff Egan and Frances Pritchard, Boydell Press, c 2002

Renaissance Velvets, Lisa Monnas, V&A publishing, c 2012

Merchants, Princes and Painters, Silk Fabrics in Italian and Northern Paintings 1300-1550, Lisa Monnas, Yale University Press, c 2008

Encountering Medieval Textiles and Dress: Objects, Texts, Images; Desiree G. Koslin and Janet E Syder; Palgrave; c 2002

Other good books for Period Fashion

Fashion in the Age of the Black Prince, Stella Mary Newton, The Boydell Press, c 1980

Illuminating Fashion; Dress in the Art of Medieval France and the Netherlands, Anne H. van Buren, The Morgan Library and Museum, New York, c 2011

The History of Dress Series- Late Gothic Europe, 1400-1500, Margaret Scott, Mills & Boon Limited, Humanities Press, c 1980

A Visual History of Costume- the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries, Margaret Scott, B.T. Batsford Ltd, c 1986

Medieval Dress and Fashion, Margaret Scott, British Library, c 2007

Medieval Clothing and Costumes, displaying wealth and class in medieval times, Margaret Scott, The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. c 2004

Western European Illuminated Manuscripts,Tamara Voronova, Andrei Sterligov, Confidential Concepts, c 2006

Illuminating Women in the Medieval World; Christine Sciacca; The J. Paul Getty Museum; c 2017

The English Fur Trade in the Later Middle Ages; Elspeth M. Veale; Oxford University Press; c 1966

Life in Medieval France, Joan Evans, Phaidon Press, c 1957Encountering Medieval Textiles and Dress: Objects, Texts, Images; Desiree G. Koslin and Janet E Syder; Palgrave; c 2002Illuminating Women in the Medieval World; Christine Sciacca; The J. Paul Getty Museum; c 2017

Aristocratic Life in Medieval France- The Romances of Jean Renart and Gerbert de Montreuil 1190-1230; John W. Baldwin; The Johns Hopkins University Press; c 2000

The Rise, Expansion, and Decline of the Italian Wool-Based Cloth Industries,  1100–1730: A Study in International Competition, Transaction Costs, and Comparative Advantage, John H. Munro, University of Toronto, c 2012