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Patterning Late 15th century French Coifs

Caps? Coifs? Hoods? Whatever France, 1490s headwear for the ladies!  This is the handout for the class I taught in November.  I will say that Madamoiselle Hemiole’s version is my current favorite.   But with very small updates, this is the same text that was taught then. Last updated November 10, 2018 – Stellar University of… Continue reading Patterning Late 15th century French Coifs

Talks, Lectures, Classes

Let’s talk about abbesses and female leadership

  I am currently a librarian at an undergraduate institution.  Dr. Elizabeth Lehfeldt gave a talk entitled “Abbesses as Administrators:  Gender and Leadership in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe.”  This seemed like it was right up my alley so here’s my notes. Some context:  Our school, like many, has been an old boys club for… Continue reading Let’s talk about abbesses and female leadership