Encyclopedia of Medieval Dress and Textiles

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Edited by: Gale Owen-Crocker, Elizabeth Coatsworth & Maria Hayward
The single volume Encyclopaedia of Medieval Dress and Textiles of the British Isles c. 450-1450 is a unique work that intends to bring together in 582 signed articles the latest research from across the range of disciplines which contribute to our knowledge of medieval dress and textiles.

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A voluper was a type of cap worn by men and women of all ranks in the second half of the 14th century. Examples were owned by Edward III and by the carpenter's wife in the Miller's Tale in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Maria Hayward Bibliography Scott, M., A Visual History of Costume: the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries (London: 1986), 143.