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By the end of this project in 2022 we will have published academic articles and a monograph on Renaissance dress. All research produced during this project will be published open access and can be found here in the future.


Forthcoming project publications

Hohti, Paula. European Influences on Scandinavian Dress: Textile trade and clothing fashions in Sweden-Finland, 1550–1600 (submitted).

Hohti, Paula. Beyond the Palace: The Material World of Sixteenth-Century Artisans and Shopkeepers (forthcoming).

Related publications by our team members 


Hohti, Paula. ‘Cheap Magnificence?: Imitations and Low-Cost Luxuries in Renaissance Italy.’ In Luxury and the Ethics of Greed in Early Modern Italy, edited by Catherine Kovesi, 228–275. Turnhout: Brepols, 2018.

Robinson, Michele. ‘The Material Culture of Female Youth in Bologna, 1550–1600.’ In The Youth of Early Modern Women, edited by Elizabeth Storr Cohen and Margaret Louise Reeves, 235–254.  Amsterdam University Press, 2018.


Hohti, Paula. ‘Dress, dissemination and change: Artisan ‘Fashions’ in Renaissance Italy.’ In Fashioning the Early Modern: Creativity and Innovation in Europe, 1500–1800, edited by Evelyn Welch, 143–165. Oxford: Oxford University Press/Pasold, 2017. 

Malcolm-Davies, Jane. ‘Shedding light with science: the potential for 21st century studies of 16th century knitting’Journal of Dress History vol. 1 (2017): 83–91.


Dahl, Camilla Luise and Lempiäinen, Piia. ‘The World of Foreign Goods and Imported Luxuries: Merchant and shop inventories in late 17th-century Denmark-Norway’. In Fashionable Encounters: Perspectives and trends in textile and dress in the Early Modern Nordic World, edited by Tove Engelhardt Mathiassen, Marie-Luise Nosch, Maj Ringgaard, Kirsten Toftegaard, and Mikkel Venborg Pederson, 1–14. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2014. 


Hohti, Paula. ‘Conspicuous’ Consumption and Popular Consumers: Material Culture and Social Status in Sixteenth-Century Siena.’ Renaissance Studies 24 (2010): 654–670.


Mikhaila, Ninya and Malcolm-Davies, Jane. The Tudor Tailor: reconstructing 16th century dress. London: Batsford, 2006.