Bedazzled by Banton:

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A Brief Review of Biblical and Medieval Textiles Through an Analysis of Mourning Virgin: 

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The Fantastic Fortuny: 

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The Scandalous History of Shoulder Pads:

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History of Halloween Costumes:

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“What is All Hallows Eve…”:

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What’s the Deal with Cultural Appropriation:

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