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

On the middle of this anthology lies the realm of style: an idea that pervades the area of garments and get dressed; appearances and classy manners; inside layout; principles and attitudes. right here 16 papers concentrate on the Nordic international (Denmark, Norway, Sweden Finland, Iceland, the Faroe Isles and Greenland) in the time-frame advert 1500-1850. This was once a interval of swift and far-reaching social, political and monetary switch, from feudal Europe via political revolution, industrialisation, improvement of foreign alternate, non secular upheaval and technological innovation; adjustments impacting on each point of lifestyles and mirrored in both quick and common adjustments in model in any respect degrees of society. those papers current a wide picture of the topic of favor as an idea and as an empirical manifestation within the Nordic nations in early modernity, exploring numerous ways that that global encountered stylish impressions in garments and similar points of fabric tradition from Europe, the Russian Empire, and much past. The chapters diversity from object-based reports to theory-driven research. Elite and complex models, the importation of luxuries and type clothing, christening and bridal put on, silk knitted waistcoats, woollen sweaters and the impact of the whaling alternate on women's garments are a few of the varied issues thought of, in addition to non secular impacts on perceptions of luxurious and elements of the garment exchange and service provider inventories.

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1 online resource. -- (Ancient textiles series ; v. 14) Includes bibliographical references. Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed. ISBN 978-1-78297-383-6 (epub) -- ISBN 978-1-78297-384-3 (mobi) -- ISBN 978-1-78297-385-0 ( pdf) -- ISBN 978-1-78297- 382-9 1. Clothing and dress--Scandinavian Peninsula. 2. Textile industry--Scandinavian Peninsula. 3. Fashion--Scandinavian Peninsula. 4. National characteristics, Scandinavian. 5. Scandinavian Peninsula--Social life and customs.

Pl. 4. A Bad Move. Print published by George Humphrey, 1822. (Pl. AF 50:52, National Library of Sweden) Fig. 5: Theodore Lane, Back-Gammon. 5. A Hit. Print published by George Humphrey, 1822. (Pl. AF 50:51, National Library of Sweden) Fig. 6: Theodore Lane, Theatrical Pleasures. Pl. 6. Turning out half satisfied. Print published by George Humphrey, 1822 (Pl. AF 50:54, National Library of Sweden) Fig. ), Ah Dieu, le Vent m’emporte, print c. 1790 (Pl. AF 53:40, National Library of Sweden) Fig. ), Sprethök/Spradebassen/A Spark, print c.

Fortuna) Fig. 8: Close up of Fig. 7. (Photo: R. Fortuna) Fig. 1: 18th century caricature ridiculing court dress (The Royal Library, Copenhagen, Collections of Maps, Prints and Photographs; Date and originator of the picture is unknown) Fig. 2: Watercolour painting of Frederik VI’s study by C. O. Zeuthen (The Royal Danish Collections, Copenhagen. With respectful thanks to Her Majesty The Queen of Denmark for permission to reproduce this painting) Fig. 3: This satirical picture illustrates the shifts in fashion in the years 1789, 1796 and 1801 (The Royal Library, Copenhagen, Collections of Maps, Prints and Photographs; Denmark.

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