Download PDF by Roberta Milliken: Ambiguous Locks: An Iconology of Hair in Medieval Art and

By Roberta Milliken

It has lengthy been acknowledged woman’s hair is her of entirety. certainly, all through heritage, hair has remained an enormous cultural image of femininity. In medieval paintings, iconic photos of lengthy, flowing locks can exhibit sexuality, and the slicing of a woman’s hair frequently signs her female misbehavior. Artists of all types within the center a while used women’s lengthy hair to govern their audience’s estimation in their woman figures. This interdisciplinary paintings explores the importance of women’s hair in literature and paintings from the medieval interval via 1525, placing into old context the ways that hair participates in development of the feminine identity.

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