Current Member

Valerie Garver

Affiliation
Historical Studies
Field of Study
Early Medieval History
Home Institution
Northern Illinois University

Valerie Garver is writing a book on the meanings and uses of textiles in the Carolingian world, which reassesses 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.

Dates at IAS
Member
  • Historical Studies
9/201712/2017 Fall
Degrees
University of Virginia Ph.D., 2003