On the high quality of textiles from Flanders, see e.g., John H. Munro, “The Anti-Red Shift to the ‘Dark Side’: Colour Changes in Flemish Luxury Woollens, 1300 – 1550,” in Medieval Clothing and Textiles, ed. Robin Netherton and Gale R Owen-Crocker, vol. 3 (Woodbridge: Boydell, 2007); Peter Stabel, “The Move to Quality Cloth. Luxury Textiles, Labour Markets and Middle Class Identity in a Medieval Textile City. Mechelen in the Late Thirteenth and Early Fourteenth Centuries,” in Europe’s Rich Fabric: The Consumption, Commercialisation, and Production of Luxury Textiles in Italy, the Low Countries and Neighbouring Territories, ed. Bart Lambert and Katherine Anne Wilson (Burlington: Ashgate, 2015).