Ages 7 to 14 years. 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 jewellery. 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 armour; dressed for prayer; clothing in other cultures; hygiene; beauty.
"Crabtree's Medieval World series...feature(s) color illustrations that are photographs of archival medieval book and tapestry illustrations, with some original drawings skillfully done to blend in. There are also some photographs of medieval buildings. All illustrations are captioned, providing supplementary information to the text...(These) books would be appropriate for upper elementary students, particularly where medieval history forms part of the social studies curriculum."
|Clothing and the Middle Ages||p. 4|
|Making Fabrics||p. 6|
|Men's Clothing||p. 8|
|Women's Clothing||p. 10|
|Hats and Shoes||p. 12|
|Clothing Trades||p. 14|
|Fabrics at Fairs||p. 16|
|Dressed for Prayer||p. 22|
|Clothing in Other Cultures||p. 24|
|Glossary and Index||p. 32|
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Series: Medieval Worlds S.
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st March 2004
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Co,Canada
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.5 x 0.3
Weight (kg): 0.16