Martial Beauty: Padding and Quilting One’s Way to a Masculine Ideal in Fourteenth Century France

MS Fran├žais 12399 Book of Modus and Ratio f.134v France 1379

Last year in May I presented a paper called “Martial Beauty: Padding and Quilting One’s Way to a Masculine Ideal in Fourteenth Century France” as part of the DISTAFF sessions at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. The paper went over well, and I was offered a chance to […]