Instructor: Dr. Miriam Jones (Hazen Hall 103)
Coordinates: The class is scheduled on Thursdays from 1:30 – 3:50, in
Ganong Hall 215 Irving Hall 106.
Acknowledgements: The image to the right is a detail from a medieval illustration of a peasant woman feeding chicken (illumination from British Library MS Add. 42130, fol. 166v.), reproduced in Gies, F. and J. Gies, Daily Life in Medieval Times. A vivid, detailed account of birth, marriage and death; food, clothing and housing; love and labor in the middle ages (New York, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 1999). To see fuller image, click here. Originally found on a stitch in time, the wonderful blog of a medieval archaeologist specialising in garment reconstruction and historic tailoring techniques.