Dressing the Past (Ancient Textiles)

Dressing the Past (Ancient Textiles)

Cherine Munkholt


Minoan women, Scythian warriors, Roman and Sarmatian retailers, prehistoric weavers, gold sheet figures, Vikings, Medieval saints and sinners, Renaissance noblemen, Danish peasants, dressmakers and Hollywood stars seem within the pages of this anthology. this isn't inevitably how they wearing the previous, yet how the authors of this e-book imagine they wearing the earlier, and why they believe so. No reader of this e-book will ever examine a reconstructed gown in a museum or at a old pageant, or watch a movie with a ancient subject back with out a heightened understanding of ways, why, and from what assets, the costumes have been reconstructed. The seventeen participants come from various disciplines: archaeologists, historians, curators with ethnological and anthropological backgrounds, designers, a weaver, a conservator and a pupil of style in cinema, and are all experts attracted to old or historic gown who desire to proportion their wisdom and services with scholars, pastime lovers and the final reader. The anthology is usually suggested to be used in educating scholars at layout colleges.

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