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A Louse in court: Norwegian knitted sweaters with ‘lus’ on big-time criminals

Fashion Crimes : Dressing for Deviance

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Early one morning in 2008 I was sitting in make-up for a Norwegian morning television show and felt the trained hands of the make-up artist smooth out my face with paint. It wasn’t the first time I’d been there. With a population of 5...

Learning Through Fashion: The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology

Fashion and Museums : Theory and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...When the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology was founded in 1914, it was as a part of the ongoing establishment of technical museums that went on throughout Europe at that time. From the beginning, the museum’s mission...

Sexualization of Preteen Girls in Norway

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Between 2000 and 2006, the ideals of teenage culture and youth influenced fashion for female children as well as grown women. The age group between nine and twelve years, the so-called tweens, has been the topic of recurrent debates...

The Concept of National Dress in the Nordic Countries

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...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...

To Ward Off Evil: Metal on Norwegian Folk Dress

Folk Dress in Europe and Anatolia : Beliefs about Protection and Fertility

Berg Publishers, 1999

Book chapter

...In eighteenth-century rural Norway, metal played important functional and spiritual roles in folk dress. Metal was used for lace, woven ribbon, fasteners and jewelry. A brooch, called a sølje, was the most commonly worn piece of jewelry...

Ethnicity

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...

Norwegian Folk Dress in the United States

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Emigration from Norway to the United States lasted for approximately one hundred years, from 1825 to 1925. Norway’s terrain provided only three percent arable land; for Norwegian immigrants, the fertile plains in America’s Midwest were...

Sonja Henie

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...During the lifetime of Sonja Henie (1912–1969) the Norwegian figure skater reached the highest level in every aspect of her sport. She triumphed as an athlete, as a film star, and as both the star and coproducer of ice shows. From...

Sámi

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Sápmi, the Subarctic region of North Europe and West Russia, is home to the Sámi people, estimated to be a population of about seventy-five thousand to eighty-five thousand in the early twenty-first century. Distinctive dress...

European Retailers and Global Sourcing Networks

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The sourcing networks of global buyers have spread over a large range of countries and regions, and clothing consumption in West Europe in the early twenty-first century is almost entirely fed by imports from developing countries...