Dressing the Past

Dressing the Past

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ISBN-13: 9781782974727
Publisher: Oxbow Books
Publication date: 03/10/2008
Series: Ancient Textiles Series , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 167
File size: 19 MB
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About the Author

Marie-Louise Nosch is Director of the Danish National Research Foundation's Centre for Textile Research, University of Copenhagen and Research Professor at the SAXO Institute, University of Copenhagen. She is the editor of many titles in the Ancient Textiles series.

Table of Contents


List of illustrations     vii
List of contributors     xiii
Acknowledgements     xvii
Introduction$dthe Editors     xix
Maps   Peder Dam     xxii
Haute Couture in the Bronze Age: A History of Minoan Female Costumes from Thera   Marie-Louise B. Nosch     1
You are What You Wear: Scythian Costume as Identity   Margarita Gleba     13
"On the Borders of East and West": A Reconstruction of Roman Provincial and Barbarian Dress in the Hungarian National Museum   Ilona Hendzsel   Eszter Istvanovits   Valeria Kulcsar   Dorottya Ligeti   Andrea Ovari   Judit Pasztokai-Szeoke     29
A Weaver's Voice: Making Reconstructions of Danish Iron Age Textiles   Anna Norgaard     43
Iconography and Costume from the Late Iron Age in Scandinavia   Ulla Mannering     59
Tools, Textile Production and Society in Viking Age Birka   Eva B. Andersson     68
Spotlight on Medieval Scandinavian Dress: Sources and Interpretations   Kathrine Vestergaard Pedersen     86
Tailored Criticism: The Use of Renaissance and Baroque Garments as Sources of Information   Cecilia Aneer     98
Costume in a Museological Context: Dealing with Costume and Dress from ModernDanish History   Tove Engelhardt Mathiassen   Helle Leilund     115
Cut, Stitch and Fabrics: Female Dress in the Past 200 Years   Maj Ringgaard     134
Ancient Female Costume: From Silent Cinema to Hollywood Glamour   Annette Borrell     158
Timeline   Agnete Wisti Lassen     166

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