Clothing in the Middle Ages

Clothing in the Middle Ages

by Lynne Elliott


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For nobles in the Middle Ages, clothing was a symbol of power and status. Their clothes were costly, made of beautiful material and encrusted with jewelry. Peasants wore work clothes made of coarser material. Young readers will be fascinated by this new book that features fashions from the days of knights and ladies.
Topics include:
• making fabrics
• peasants’ clothing
• trade, towns, and textiles
• fabrics from far away
• style in towns
• a noble’s clothing
• children’s clothing
• protected by armor
• dressed for prayer
• clothing in other cultures
• hygiene
• beauty
Teacher’s guide available.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778713838
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 04/01/2004
Series: Medieval World Series
Pages: 31
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: IG1100L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Clothing and the Middle Ages4
Making Fabrics6
Men's Clothing8
Women's Clothing10
Hats and Shoes12
Clothing Trades14
Fabrics at Fairs16
Dressed for Prayer22
Clothing in Other Cultures24
Glossary and Index32

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