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Dress in Anglo-Saxon England

Author: Gale R Owen-Crocker
Publisher: Woodbridge [England] ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and enl. edView all editions and formats
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"The book discusses what modern observers can and cannot deduce from medieval representations of clothing, questioning stereotypes. The numerous illustrations, including specially commissioned colour plates, photographs and drawings, demonstrate clothing in contemporary art (manuscripts, ivories, metalwork, stone sculpture, mosaics), and focus on surviving dress fasteners and accessories, explaining types and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gale R Owen-Crocker
ISBN: 1843830817 9781843830818 9781843835721 184383572X
OCLC Number: 56050995
Description: xix, 400 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: A historical framework --
Women's costume in the fifth and sixth centuries --
Men's costume in the fifth and sixth centuries --
Women's costume from the seventh to the ninth centuries --
Men's costume from the seventh to the ninth centuries --
Women's costume in the tenth and eleventh centuries --
Men's costume in the tenth and eleventh centuries --
Textiles and textile production --
The significance of dress --
Appendix A : Old English garment-names --
Appendix B : a possible cutting plan for an eleventh-century gown / Robin Netherton.
Responsibility: Gale R. Owen-Crocker ; with drawings by Christine Wetherell and Rosalyn Smith.
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An encyclopaedic study of English dress from the fifth to the eleventh centuries. It draws evidence from archaeology, text and art (manuscripts, ivories, metalwork, stone sculpture, mosaics), and  Read more...

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New material has contributed not only new examples but also deeper insights to this edition. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEWThis new version is doubly welcome, both as a largely intact reappearance of a Read more...

 
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