Dress in Anglo-Saxon England download free [PDF and Ebook] by Gale R. Owen Crocker

Dress in Anglo-Saxon England download free [PDF and Ebook] by Gale R. Owen Crocker year 2010
  • Book name: Dress in Anglo-Saxon England
  • Author: Gale R. Owen Crocker
  • Release date: 2010/7/14
  • Publisher: BOYDELL & BREWER LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Home and Garden
  • ISBN: 9781843835721
  • Rating: 8.24 of 10
  • Votes: 666
  • Review by: Susan Hendrick
  • Review rating: 8.59 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/13
  • Total pages: 428
  • Includes a PDF summary of 42 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Based on the revised and expanded edition of 2004, this paperback is an encyclopaedic study of English dress from the fifth to the eleventh centuries, drawing evidence from archaeology, text and art [manuscripts, ivories, metalwork, stone sculpture, mosaics], and also from re-enactors' experience. It examines archaeological textiles, cloth production and the significance of imported cloth and foreign fashions. Dress is discussed as a marker of gender, ethnicity, status and social role - in the context of a pagan burial, dress for holy orders, bequests of clothing, commissioning a kingly wardrobe, and much else - and surviving dress fasteners and accessories are examined with regard to type and to geographical/chronological distribution. There are colour reconstructions of early Anglo-Saxon dress and a cutting pattern for a gown from the Bayeux tapestry; Old English garment names are discussed, and there is a glossary of costume and other relevant terms. GALE OWEN-CROCKER is Professor of Anglo-Saxon Culture at the University of Manchester. She has a special interest in dress throughout the medieval period - she advises on dress entries to the Toronto Old English Dictionary and has consulted for many museums and television companies. She is co-editor of the journal Medieval Clothing and Textiles.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 21H31M7S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Archaeology, Fashion & Textiles: Design, Social & Cultural History, Medieval History, Cosmetics, Hair & Beauty, Fashion & Society
  • Available formats: EPUB, TIFF, PDF, PNG, DOC, HTML, WORD, TXT. Compressed in TGZ, ISO, ARJ, LZ, AZW, ZIP, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 34.87 USD
  • Dimensions: 172x244x27.94mm
  • Weight: 1,075.01g
  • Printed by: The Boydell Press
  • Published in: Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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