Valerie Garver

Valerie Garver

Northern Illinois University

Early Medieval History

vgarver@ias.edu

Statement: Valerie Garver is writing a book on the meanings and uses of textiles in the Carolingian world, which re-assesses that society through the lens of this form of material culture. Analysis of material remains, texts, and paintings reveals how textiles linked varied groups in ways otherwise invisible to modern scholars.

While at IAS:  
Office: F-323  Phone: 609-734-8173

Member in Residence for: First Term

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