Fashionable Encounters: Perspectives and trends in textile by Tove Engelhardt Mathiassen,Marie-Louise Nosch,Maj

By Tove Engelhardt Mathiassen,Marie-Louise Nosch,Maj Ringgaard,Kirsten Toftegaard,Mikkel Venborg Pederson

At the guts of this anthology lies the area of style: an idea that pervades the area of garments and get dressed; appearances and classy manners; inside layout; principles and attitudes. the following 16 papers specialise in the Nordic international (Denmark, Norway, Sweden Finland, Iceland, the Faroe Isles and Greenland) in the timeframe advert 1500–1850. This used to be a interval of speedy and far-reaching social, political and financial swap, from feudal Europe via political revolution, industrialisation, improvement of foreign alternate, non secular upheaval and technological innovation; adjustments impacting on each point of existence and mirrored in both fast and frequent adjustments in type in any respect degrees of society. those papers current a huge snapshot of the subject matter of favor as an idea and as an empirical manifestation within the Nordic nations in early modernity, exploring various ways that that global encountered trendy impressions in garments and comparable elements of fabric tradition from Europe, the Russian Empire, and much past. The chapters diversity from object-based reviews to theory-driven research. Elite and complicated models, the importation of luxuries and style clothing, christening and bridal put on, silk knitted waistcoats, woollen sweaters and the impact of the whaling exchange on women’s garments are a few of the diversified themes thought of, in addition to non secular affects on perceptions of luxurious and features of the garment exchange and service provider inventories.

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