Gaia Caecilia or Tanaquil at her loom, while women spin and card wool. From Boccaccio, Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation c. 1400-25, French (Paris). British Library MS Royal 20 C V f. 75
Giovanni Boccaccio, De Claris mulieribus, traduction anonyme en français Livre des femmes nobles et renommees
15th century (1425-1450) France Austin, University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center HRC 008 - Belleville Hours fol. 51r - St Catherine with donor (of Belleville family) http://app.cul.columbia.edu:8080/exist/scriptorium/individual/TxAuHRH-10.xml?
Effigies of Pierre d'Evreaux of Navarre, comte de Mortain (d. 1412) and his wife Catherine d'Alençon (d. 1462) from the tomb of Pierre. Catherine survived her husband by 50 years, she is represented as a young woman in the style of 1412. Detail of Catherine's clothing. Louvre, Paris.
14th C Manuscript - Three crowned queens engage in various activities. First queen, standing, spins wool with distaff and spindle. Second queen, seated at loom, with right leg over left leg, weaves. Third queen, seated, embroiders cloth.