The Great Age of Holland 1600-60, Van Thienen Frithjof., 1951.

Stof Uit de Kist: De middeleeuwse textielschat uit de abdij van st.-Truiden (The medieval textiles of the Abbey of Sint-Truiden) Author unknown, published by the Provinciaal Museum voor Religieuze Kunst, Begijnhof 59 B- 3800 Sint-Truiden Printers, uitgeverij Peeters, Leuven, 1991

Portrait of Anna Codde, Maerten van Heemskerck, 1520. Picture downloaded from the Webgallery of Art, 20 Dec 2004. Pp 395-397. The Rijkmuseum dates this picture to 1529, entitled “Portrait of a Woman”, and claims that she is the wife of Pieter Bicker, a prosperous merchant.

An Moonen’s Antique textile site.

John Munro, Three centuries of luxury textile consumption in the Low Countries and England,  1330-1570: trends and comparisons of real values of woollen broadcloth (then and now). Available from