Encountering Medieval Textiles and Dress by Desiree G. Koslin
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Encountering Medieval Textiles and Dress
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Encountering Medieval Textiles and Dress

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Encountering Medieval Textiles and Dress by Desiree G. Koslin

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In this wide-ranging study of costume history contributors explore fashion, textiles, and the representation of clothing in the middle ages. Essays combine the perspectives of archaeology, art history, economics, religion, costume history, material culture, and literary criticism and explore materials from England, France, the Low Countries, Scandinavia, Germany, Italy, and Ireland. The collection focuses on multiple aspects of textiles and dress - their making, meaning, and representation - and explores the impact of international trade and other forms of cultural exchange.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230602359
ISBN-10: 0230602355
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Pages: 284
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 12-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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This collection of essays focuses on multiple aspects of textiles and dress, their making, meaning, and representation and explores the impact of international trade and other forms of cultural exchange. They include perspectives of archaeology, economics, religion and material culture.

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Author Biography - Desiree G. Koslin

DESIREE KOSLIN teaches at SUNY's Fashion Institute of Technology in the graduate Museum Studies Costume and Textile Department. JANET SNYDER teaches the History of Art and Architecture in the Division of Art of the College of Creative Arts at West Virginia University.

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