Fashionable Encounters: Perspectives and trends in textile and dress in the Early Modern Nordic World

Fashionable Encounters: Perspectives and trends in textile and dress in the Early Modern Nordic World


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782973829
Publisher: Oxbow Books Limited
Publication date: 05/30/2014
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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

0. Prologue (Mikkel Venborg Pedersen)
1. The World of Foreign Goods and Imported Luxuries: Merchant and shop inventories in late 17th-century Denmark-Norway (Camilla Luise Dahl & Piia Lempiäinen)
2. Foreign Seductions: Sumptuary laws, consumption and national identity in early modern Sweden (Eva I. Andersson)
3. Fashion from the Ship: Life, fashion and fashion dissemination in and around Kokkola, Finland in the 18th century (Seija Johnson)
4. Creating fashion: Tailors’ and seamstresses’ work with cutting and construction techniques in women’s dress, ca. 1750-1830 (Pernilla Rasmussen)
5. Silk Knitted Waistcoats - a 17th-century fashion item (Maj Ringgaard)
6. Fashioning the early modern Swedish nobility - mirrored in preserved 17th-century liturgical textiles (Lena Dahrén)
7. Reflections on dress practices and how to get to know the past (Bjørn Sverre Hol Haugen)
8. The Queen of Denmark: An English fashion doll and its connections to the Nordic countries (Cecilie Stöger Nachman)
9. At the Nordic Fringe of Global Consumption: A Copenhagen bourgeois’ home and the use of new goods in the mid-18th century (Mikkel Venborg Pedersen)
10. The Theft of Fashion: Circulation of fashionable textiles and garments in 18th-century Copenhagen (Vibe Maria Martens)
11. Bolette-Marie Harboe’s bridal dress: fashionable encounters told in an 18th-century dress (Kirsten Toftegaard)
12. Luxurious Textiles in Danish Christening Garments: fashionable encounters across social and geographical borders (Tove Engelhardt Mathiassen)
13. Fish-bones and Fashion – the influence of whaling on women’s clothes in early modern Europe (Christina Folke Ax)
14. From Doll Cups to Woollen Sweaters: Trends, consumption, and influentials in early 19th-century southern Disko Bay, Greenland (Peter Andreas Toft & Maria Mackinney-Valentin)
15. Abundance to Asceticism: Religious influences on perceptions of luxury in Denmark and Great Britain in the 18th century (Juliane Engelhardt)
16. Circulating images of unmanliness and foreignness: Collector Niclas Holterman and European caricatures in Sweden around 1800 (Patrik Steorn)
17. Acknowledgements
18. Illustrations
19. Contributors

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