Medieval Clothing and Textiles, Band 4

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Robin Netherton, Gale R. Owen-Crocker
Boydell & Brewer Ltd, 2008 - 227 Seiten
The fourth volume of this landmark series features a special focus on headdress, with papers analysing women's turbans in fifteenth-century French manuscript paintings; the changing meaning of the term cuff; the spread of wimple from England to Southern Italy; and a surviving embroidered linen cap attributed to Saint Birgitta of Sweden. Northern European dress and textiles are further explored in papers on archaeological textiles from medieval towns in Finland, Norway, and Sweden; the construction of gowns excavated at Herjolfsnes, Greenland; and references to scarlet clothing in Icelandic sagas. Other papers focus on linen production in medieval Russia and an enigmatic quilt of Henry VIII's that almost certainly arrived in England as part of the dowry of Catherine of Aragon. Also included are reviews of recent books on clothing and textiles. ROBIN NETHERTON is a professional editor and a researcher/lecturer on the interpretation of medieval European dress; GALE R. OWEN-CROCKER is Professor of Anglo-Saxon Culture at the University of Manchester. Contributors: MARK CHAMBERS, CAMILLA LUISE DAHL, LISA EVANS, JOHN BLOCK FRIEDMAN, LENA HAMMARLUND, HEINI KIRJAVAINEN, ALEXANDRA M. LESTER, ROBIN NETHERTON, GALE R. OWEN-CROCKER, KATHRINE VESTERGÅRD PEDERSEN, HEIDI M. SHERMAN, LUCIA SINISI, ISIS STURTEWAGEN, MARIANNE VEDELER, ANNA ZANCHI
 

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From Flax to Linen in the Medieval Rus Lands
1
Flax and Linen in the Rus Lands
3
2 Spinning equipment representative of that used in rural
11
Scarlet Clothing in Laxdæla
21
The Wandering Wimple
39
The Lexicological History of Cuff
55
A Study of Appearance and Visual Impression in
69
1 Example from group 1 hardfelted textiles
79
The Cap of St Birgitta
99
4 Womens caps from a Cambrai breviary c 1300
113
Greenlands Translation of the
143
RobinetTestards Turbans and Turbanlike
173
The Mystery
193
Recent Books of Interest
209
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Über den Autor (2008)

Costume historian and freelance editor; no academic affiliation

Gale R. Owen-Crocker is Professor Emerita at the University of Manchester, having previously been Professor of Anglo-Saxon Culture and Director of the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies. She has written extensively on Anglo-Saxon culture, particularly in the field of dress and textiles and has published several books. She directed the production of a database of dress/textile terms in all languages of the British Isles

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