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Textiles And Clothing C 1150 C 1450

Author : Elisabeth Crowfoot
ISBN : 1843832399
Genre : History
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Scraps of clothing and other textiles are among the most evocative items to be discovered by archaeologists, signalling as they do their owner's status and concerns.
Category: History

Textiles And Clothing C 1150 C 1450

Author : Elisabeth Crowfoot
ISBN : 0851158404
Genre : Social Science
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An account of the many different types of fabrics uncovered in excavations, giving real insight into the fashion, clothing, and textiles of the medieval world, and of great interest to archaeologists, dress and fashion historians, and costumiers.
Category: Social Science

Medieval Finds From Excavations In London Set

Author : Boydell & Brewer, Incorporated
ISBN : 1843837145
Genre : Social Science
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Seven volume set of these classic works of reference, essential for students, scholars, archaeologists, re-enactors and historians of material culture, textiles and tools.
Category: Social Science

Shoes And Pattens

Author : Francis Grew
ISBN : 0851158382
Genre : Art
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2,000 shoes in the Museum of London show the progress of foot fashion from the 12th to 15th centuries.
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The Medieval Horse And Its Equipment C 1150 C 1450

Author : John Clark
ISBN : 1843830973
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Over 400 recent finds associated with horses and excavated in London, from the utilitarian to the highly decorated, illustrated and discussed.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Knives And Scabbards

Author : J. Cowgill
ISBN : 1843833530
Genre : History
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Catalogue of knives and scabbards found in London excavations, with discussion of date, technology, decoration and function.
Category: History

Medieval Clothing And Textiles 11

Author : Robin Netherton
ISBN : 9781783270026
Genre : Design
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A wide-ranging and varied collection of essays which examine surviving garments, methods of production and clothes in society.
Category: Design

The Medieval Household

Author : Geoff Egan
ISBN : 1843835436
Genre : History
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Catalogue of excavated household items from the middle ages provides an invaluable reference tool for experts and the general reader alike.
Category: History

Rich Apparel

Author : Maria Hayward
ISBN : 9781351903196
Genre : History
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English dress in the second half of the sixteenth century has been studied in depth, yet remarkably little has been written on the earlier years, or indeed on male clothing for the whole century. The few studies that do cover these neglected areas have tended to be quite general, focusing upon garments rather than the wearers. As such this present volume fills an important gap by providing a detailed analysis of not only what people wore in Henry's reign, but why. The book describes and analyses dress in England through a variety of documents, including warrants and accounts from Henry's Great Wardrobe and the royal household, contemporary narrative sources, legislation enacted by Parliament, guild regulations, inventories and wills, supported with evidence and observations derived from visual sources and surviving garments. Whilst all these sources are utilised, the main focus of the study is built around the sumptuary legislation, or the four 'Acts of Apparel' passed by Henry between 1509 and 1547. English sumptuary legislation was concerned primarily with male dress, and starting at the top of society with the king and his immediate family, it worked its way down through the social hierarchy, but stopped short of the poor who did not have sufficient disposable income to afford the items under consideration. Certain groups - such as women and the clergy - who were specifically excluded from the legislation, are examined in the second half of the book. Combining the consideration of such primary sources with modern scholarly analysis, this book is invaluable for anyone with an interest in the history of fashion, clothing, and consumption in Tudor society.
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