1. Clothing in the Middle Ages

Now that I have Clothes, I am warm !

2. Middle Ages

The Middle Ages was a time in European history between Rome's classical

antiquity and the Italian Renaissance and it lasted from about 500 A.D. to about 1350.

2.Clothing: garments collectively; clothes; raiment; apparel.


3. Clothing

Clothing was an important need in the middle ages. Most people in the Middle Ages wore woolen clothing. Brighter colors, better materials, and a longer jacket length were usually signs of greater wealth. Women wore flowing gowns and elaborate headwear, ranging from headdresses shaped like hearts or butterflies to tall steeple caps and Italian turbans.

4. Info on Clothing

Statement 1: Towards the end of the Middle Ages, men of the wealthy classes sported hose and a jacket, often with pleating or skirting, or a tunic with a surcoat. (http://www.learner.org/interactives/middleages/clothing.html)
Statement 2: Most of the holy orders wore long woolen habits in emulation of Roman clothing. One could tell the order by the color of the habit: the Benedictines wore black; the Cistercians, undyed wool or white. St. Benedict stated that a monk's clothes should be plain but comfortable and they were allowed to wear linen coifs to keep their heads warm. The Poor Clare Sisters, an order of Franciscan nuns, had to petition the Pope in order to be permitted to wear woolen socks. (http://www.learner.org/interactives/middleages/clothing.html)


Was clothing important in the Middle Ages?

When was the Middle Ages?


I believe clothing in the middle Ages is way different than clothing today.

8. Dalton Caudill 5th period, Keller