Elizabeth Coatsworth


Associate Director, Manchester Metropolitan University


Associate Director



Manchester Metropolitan University


Elizabeth Coatsworth is currently Honorary Research Fellow in the Manchester Institute for Research and Innovation in Art and Design (MIRIAD) at Manchester Metropolitan University Her research focuses on material culture, especially of the early medieval period, but she has a particular interest in textiles over a longer period. In addition to many journal articles and papers in edited books, she is author of the Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, VIII Western Yorkshire (2008), co-author of The Art of the Anglo-Saxon Goldsmith (2002; with Michael Pinder); Medieval Textiles of the British Isles AD 450–1100: An Annotated Bibliography (2007; with Gale R. Owen-Crocker); and co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Medieval Dress and Textiles of the British Isles c. 450--1450 (2012; with Gale Owen-Crocker and Maria Hayward).