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Title Fashionable encounters : perspectives and trends in textile and dress in the early modern Nordic world / edited by Tove Engelhardt Mathiassen, Marie-Louise Nosch, Maj Ringgaard, Kirsten Toftegaard and Mikkel Venborg Pedersen
Published Oxford ; Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series Ancient Textiles Series ; v.14
Ancient textiles series.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; List of Contributors; Prologue: Mikkel Venborg Pedersen; Chapter 1: The World of Foreign Goods and Imported Luxuries: Merchant and shop inventories in late 17th-century Denmark-Norway; Chapter 2: Foreign Seductions: Sumptuary laws, consumption and national identity in early modern Sweden; Chapter 3: Fashion from the Ship: Life, fashion and fashion dissemination in and around Kokkola, Finland in the 18th century
Chapter 14: From Doll Cups to Woollen Sweaters: Trends, consumption and influentials in early 19th-century southern Disko Bay, GreenlandChapter 15: From Abundance to Asceticism: Religious influences on perceptions of luxury in Denmark and Great Britain in the 18th century; Chapter 16: Circulating Images of Unmanliness and Foreignness: Collector Niclas Holterman and European caricatures in Sweden around 1800
Chapter 4: Creating Fashion: Tailors' and seamstresses' work with cutting and construction techniques in women's dress, c. 1750-1830Chapter 5: Silk Knitted Waistcoats: A 17th-century fashion item; Chapter 6: Fashioning the Early Modern Swedish Nobility -- mirrored in preserved 17th-century liturgical textiles; Chapter 7: Reflections on Dress Practices and How to get to know the Past; Chapter 8: The Queen of Denmark: An English fashion doll and its connections to the Nordic countries
Chapter 9: At the Nordic Fringe of Global Consumption: A Copenhagen bourgeois' home and the use of new goods in the mid-18th centuryChapter 10: The Theft of Fashion: Circulation of fashionable textiles and garments in 18th-century Copenhagen; Chapter 11: Bolette-Marie Harboe's Bridal Dress: Fashionable encounters told in an 18th-century dress; Chapter 12: Luxurious Textiles in Danish Christening Garments: Fashionable encounters across social and geographical borders; Chapter 13: Fish-bones and Fashion: The influence of whaling on women's clothes in early modern Europe
Summary At the heart of this anthology lies the world of fashion: a concept that pervades the realm of clothes and dress; appearances and fashionable manners; interior design; ideas and attitudes. Here sixteen papers focus on the Nordic world (Denmark, Norway, Sweden Finland, Iceland, the Faroe Isles and Greenland) within the time frame AD 1500-1850. This was a period of rapid and far-reaching social, political and economic change, from feudal Europe through political revolution, industrialisation, development of international trade, religious upheaval and technological innovation; changes impacting o
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Clothing and dress -- Scandinavian Peninsula.
Fashion -- Scandinavian Peninsula.
National characteristics, Scandinavian.
Textile industry -- Scandinavian Peninsula.
Scandinavian Peninsula -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
Author Engelhardt Mathiassen, Tove.
LC no. 2014027771
ISBN 1782973850 (electronic bk.)
9781782973850 (electronic bk.)