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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Visual appearance lies at the basis of the expression of cultural identity,“The World in Dress: Anthropological Perspective on Clothing, Fashion, and Culture,” Annual Review of Anthropology 33 (2004): 370; A. Cannon, “The Cultural...

Icelandic Knitted Apparel

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

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...Iceland’s culture and traditions share the simultaneous influences of a vibrant trade and transport industry and the geographic and anthropological isolation of an island people. Norwegian agrarian seafaring peoples originally colonized...

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Eva Andersson Strand

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Sarah-Grace Heller

Sarah-Grace Heller is Associate Professor at the Ohio State University, USA, specialising in French and Occitan medieval literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Who made medieval clothing, and where did it come from? During the approximately thousand-year period of the Middle Ages, the production, organization, and distribution of textiles and clothing changed considerably, although it is important...

The Concept of National Dress in the Nordic Countries

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

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...In parts of West Europe, folk dress traditions developed in preindustrial rural societies, replaced by newer styles centuries ago; elsewhere, folk dress was worn daily until almost the twenty-first century. Among the northern Sámi people...

Early History of Dress and Fashion in the Nordic Countries

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

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...The Nordic countries comprise Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Aaland, Finland, Iceland, the Faroes, and Greenland. The northernmost part of Germany and the Norse community on Greenland are also considered here to be within this cultural area...

Iceland

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Iceland was part of the Danish kingdom from the fourteenth century until its independence in 1944. Despite geographical isolation, Icelanders have always kept up with European fashions. However, artist and antiquarian Sigurður Guðmundsson...