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The European Research Council supports the principle of open access as a fundamental part of its mission. During the course of the project, we publish a wide range of academic and popular articles and books around early modern popular groups and their fashions, and most of them are available here and on our instute's repository. To read what we are currently working on, visit our blog.


Sophie Pitman | Baking and Knowing: Iterative Processes and Iterative Teaching in a Historical Laboratory. Detours (2021)



Dirty Laundry: Caring for Clothing in Early Modern Italy

Michele Nicole Robinson | Costume 55:1, 2021, 3–23




Artisans, Objects and Everyday Life in Renaissance Italy: The Material Culture of the Middling Class

Paula Hohti Erichsen | Amsterdam University Press, 2020




The Art of Artisan Fashions: Moroni's Tailor and the Changing Culture of Clothing in 16th century Italy

In The Art of the Poor: The Aesthetic Material Culture of the Lower Classes in Europe 1300–1600, edited by Rembrandt Duits

Paula Hohti Erichsen | Bloomsbury, 2020, 109–116



Artisans and Dress in Denmark 1550-1650. A Preliminary Exploration

In The Art of the Poor: The Aesthetic Material Culture of the Lower Classes in Europe 1300–1600, edited by Rembrandt Duits

Anne-Kristine Sindvald Larsen | Bloomsbury, 2020, 99–108



The Matter of Ephemeral Art: Craft, spectacle, and power in early modern Europe

Sophie Pitman, co-authored with Pamela Smith, Tianna Uchacz, Tillmann Taape, and Colin Debuiche | Renaissance Quarterly, 73.1, 2020, 78–131.



Daily Life and Material Culture in Early Modern Europe

In Secrets of Craft and Nature in Renaissance France. A Digital Critical Edition and English Translation of BnF Ms. Fr. 640, edited by Making and Knowing Project, Pamela H. Smith, Naomi Rosenkranz, Tianna Helena Uchacz, Tillmann Taape, Clément Godbarge, Sophie Pitman, Jenny Boulboullé, Joel Klein, Donna Bilak, Marc Smith, and Terry Catapano.

Sophie Pitman | Making and Knowing Project, 2020




Hohti Erichsen, Paula. ‘Power, black clothing, and the chromatic politics of textiles in Renaissance Europe’. In Burgundian Blacks, edited by Jenny Boulboullé, Sven Dupre et al. EMC imprint (forthcoming in 2021).

Pitman, Sophie. ‘Visual and Literary Depictions of Shopping’. In A Cultural History of Shopping in the Early Modern Era, edited by Tim Reinke-Williams. Bloomsbury (forthcoming).

Sindvald Larsen, Anne-Kristine. Clothes, Culture and Craftsmen  –  Dress Fashions among working Craftsmen and their wives in Early Modern Denmark and Elsinore. PhD dissertation. Aalto Arts Books (forthcoming).

Encyclopedia entries

Hohti Erichsen, Paula. ‘Colour in Renaissance Dress’. In Routledge Encyclopedia of the Renaissance World. Routledge (forthcoming).

Pitman, Sophie. ‘The Art and Geometry of Tailoring’. In Routledge Encyclopedia of the Renaissance World. Routledge (forthcoming).

Robinson, Michele Nicole.‘The Material Culture of Childhood in Renaissance Italy’. In Routledge Encyclopedia of the Renaissance World. Routledge (forthcoming).

Popularised articles

Pitman, Sophie. ‘Naturally Sanguine: The power of Renaissance Red’. Selvedge 97, 2020, 38–40.

Sindvald Larsen, Anne-Kristine. ‘Det Kongelige Assistenshus’ udlånsprotokoller – tekstiler fra hovedstadens bredere befolkning’. Dragtjournalen 13, 17, 2019, 40–44.

Pitman, Sophie. ‘Taking Silk’. Selvedge 91, 2019, 34–35.

Hohti, Paula. ‘Pukeutumisen Historiaa’. Pirta 2/2017, 10–12.

Hohti, Paula. ‘Who, what, where, when – the forgotten histories of fashion’. Aalto University Magazine 19, 2017, 30–33.