Download e-book for kindle: Iconic Costumes: Scandinavian Late Iron Age Costume by Ulla Mannering

By Ulla Mannering

This richly illustrated publication offers a variety of the wealthy and sundry iconographic fabric from the Scandinavian past due Iron Age (AD 400-1050) depicting clothed human figures, from an archaeological fabric and garments viewpoint. The resource fabric contains 5 item different types: gold foils, gold bracteates, helmet plaques, jewellery, and cloth tapestries and includes over a thousand various photographs of female and male costumes that are then systematically tested along side our current wisdom of archaeological textiles. specifically, the research explores the query of no matter if the chosen pictures supplement the archaeological garments assets, via a brand new analytical software which permits us to match and distinction the article different types in regard to fabric, functionality, chronology, context and interpretation. The device is used to checklist and learn the varied info of the iconographic costumes, and to facilitate a transparent and straightforward description. This planned use of specific dress shapes complements our interpretation and figuring out of the overdue Iron Age garments culture. therefore, nearly all of the costumes depicted are pointed out within the Scandinavian archaeological fabric checklist, demonstrating that the depictions are a competent resource of study for either iconographical gown and archaeological garments. The ebook contributes with new info on social, neighborhood and chronological alterations in garments traditions from ca. advert four hundred to the Viking Age.

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