Archive - May 17, 2011 - Story

Morgan Library to explore medieval costume

This summer, the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City will sponsor an exhibit of over fifty illuminated medieval and Renaissance manuscripts and early printed books showcasing fashionable clothing in Northern Europe.

Medieval industry uncovered in Suffolk, England

A construction site has revlealed evidence of of ovens and leather tanneries dating between the 12th and 16th century. They have found lime barrels as well as enough cattle horns to indicate industrial animal processing.