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Mesopotamian Civilization, c. 3500–600 BCE

Phyllis G. Tortora

Phyllis G. Tortora is a widely published author of textbooks, encyclopedias and reference works, and a specialist on textiles and historic costume. Her books include Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, the Dictionary of Fashion, and Fairchild's Encyclopedia of Accessories. She is the co-author (with Keith Eubank) of Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress, and has contributed articles to Scribner's Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti is an associate professor at Iowa State University, USA, where she serves as an associate director in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and formerly served as curator at the Textiles and Clothing Museum. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Survey of Historic Costume

Fairchild Books, 2021

Book chapter

...After studying this chapter, you will be able to:• Identify textile materials and relate textile characteristics to their use in garments from Mesopotamia and Egypt• Summarize similarities and differences between the dress...

Introduction

Phyllis G. Tortora

Phyllis G. Tortora is a widely published author of textbooks, encyclopedias and reference works, and a specialist on textiles and historic costume. Her books include Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, the Dictionary of Fashion, and Fairchild's Encyclopedia of Accessories. She is the co-author (with Keith Eubank) of Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress, and has contributed articles to Scribner's Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti is an associate professor at Iowa State University, USA, where she serves as an associate director in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and formerly served as curator at the Textiles and Clothing Museum. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Survey of Historic Costume : Student Study Guide

Fairchild Publications, 2015

Book chapter

...As you read Chapter 1, make notes related to the areas identified below. These notes will help you understand how dress has been used by people throughout history.According to the textbook, why do people wear clothes? (pp. 2–3)What...

The Early Middle Ages, c. 330–1500

Phyllis G. Tortora

Phyllis G. Tortora is a widely published author of textbooks, encyclopedias and reference works, and a specialist on textiles and historic costume. Her books include Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, the Dictionary of Fashion, and Fairchild's Encyclopedia of Accessories. She is the co-author (with Keith Eubank) of Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress, and has contributed articles to Scribner's Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti is an associate professor at Iowa State University, USA, where she serves as an associate director in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and formerly served as curator at the Textiles and Clothing Museum. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Survey of Historic Costume : Student Study Guide

Fairchild Publications, 2015

Book chapter

...Chapter Objectives After studying this chapter, you will be able to: 5.1 Explain cross-cultural influences in Byzantine dress. 5.2 Describe the new technologies and ideas that the Crusades brought to Europe. 5.3 Show how dress communicated...

Hellenistic Jewelry

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Hellenistic jewelry (ca. 323–31 b.c.e.) was conceptually sophisticated. It combined new forms from the East with homogeneity of style and virtuosity of technique. Workshop competitiveness and a willingness to experiment with structure...

Pins and Rings as Head Ornaments in Early Iron Age Southwest Germany

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Iron Age populations in west-central Europe used various types of personal ornament to communicate membership in a range of social categories, including gender, age, and social status. Adult women in particular made use of elaborate...

Belief

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Ideas about dress and fashion influenced medieval belief systems in a variety of ways, from ambitious philosophical questions about human existence, moral virtue, and well-being to everyday concerns about social propriety, bodily...

The Body

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The historian Jacques Le Goff writes that “the body provided medieval society with one of its principal means of expression . . . Medieval civilization was one of gestures.” In the next paragraph, he adds, “Clothing was of even greater...

Visual Representations

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in Antiquity Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The impressive amount of sculpture and other types of visual evidence that has survived from the Greco-Roman world constitutes an extensive group of source material for the study of ancient dress. Both Greece and Rome were clothed cultures,...
...The Mycenaean Civilization As an archaeologist contributing to a largely anthropological volume, I must point out certain problems specific to archaeology in general in the study of beads, but like my fellow contributors I focus upon...

The Byzantine Period and the Early Middle Ages, c. 330–1500 CE

Phyllis G. Tortora

Phyllis G. Tortora is a widely published author of textbooks, encyclopedias and reference works, and a specialist on textiles and historic costume. Her books include Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, the Dictionary of Fashion, and Fairchild's Encyclopedia of Accessories. She is the co-author (with Keith Eubank) of Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress, and has contributed articles to Scribner's Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti is an associate professor at Iowa State University, USA, where she serves as an associate director in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and formerly served as curator at the Textiles and Clothing Museum. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Survey of Historic Costume

Fairchild Books, 2021

Book chapter

...After studying this chapter, you will be able to:Explain cross-cultural influences in Byzantine dressDescribe the new technologies and ideas that the Crusades brought to EuropeShow how dress communicated social class during the early Middle...