Описание: This Detailed Study Is The First Exploration Of Rural Consumption Of Clothing In Early Nineteenth-Century Britain. Drawing On Evidence From A Range Of Sources Including Newspapers, Trade Directories, Court Records, Visual Sources And Surviving Garments, Toplis Investigates How The Apparel Of The Mass Of The British Population Was Acquired.
Автор: Koslin Название: Encountering Medieval Textiles and Dress ISBN: 0312293771 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780312293772 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 9349 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This collection of essays focuses on multiple aspects of textiles and dress, their making, meaning, and representation and explores the impact of international trade and other forms of cultural exchange. They include perspectives of archaeology, economics, religion and material culture.
Автор: Hua Название: Chinese Clothing ISBN: 0521186897 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521186896 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 1561 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Chinese clothing has undergone continuous transformations throughout history, providing a reflection of the culture in place at any given time. A wealth of archaeological findings coupled with ancient mythology, poetry and songs enable us to see the development of distinctive Chinese fashions through the ages. This illustrated introductory survey takes the reader through traditional Chinese clothing, ornamentation and ceremonial wear, discusses the importance of silk and the diverse costumes of China's ethnic groups before considering modern trends and China's place in the fashion world today.
Описание: A well-illustrated cultural history of the apparel worn by American Catholics, Sally Dwyer-McNulty's Common Threads reveals the transnational origins and homegrown significance of clothing in developing identity, unity, and a sense of respectability for a major religious group that had long struggled for its footing in a Protestant-dominated society often openly hostile to Catholics. Focusing on those who wore the most visually distinct clothes--priests, women religious, and schoolchildren--the story begins in the 1830s, when most American priests were foreign born and wore a variety of clerical styles. Dwyer-McNulty tracks and analyses changes in Catholic clothing all the way through the twentieth century and into the present, which finds the new Pope Francis choosing to wear plain black shoes rather than ornate red ones. Drawing on insights from the study of material culture and of lived religion, Dwyer-McNulty demonstrates how the visual lexicon of clothing in Catholicism can indicate gender ideology, age, and class. Indeed, clothing itself has become a kind of Catholic language, whether expressing shared devotional experiences or entwined with debates about education, authority, and the place of religion in American society.
Автор: Ann Rosalind Jones Название: Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory ISBN: 0521786630 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521786638 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 4474 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: During the late sixteenth century ‘fashion’ first took on the sense of restless change in contrast to the older sense of fashioning or making. As fashionings, clothes were perceived as material forms of personal and social identity which made the man or woman. In Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory Jones and Stallybrass argue that the making and transmission of fabrics and clothing were central to the making of Renaissance culture. Their examination explores the role of clothes as forms of memory transmitted from master to servant, from friend to friend, from lover to lover. This book offers a close reading of literary texts, paintings, textiles, theatrical documents, and ephemera to reveal how clothing and textiles were crucial to the making and unmaking of concepts of status, gender, sexuality, and religion in the Renaissance. The book is illustrated with a wide range of images from portraits to embroidery.
Описание: This broad-ranging collection introduces the key methodologies and debates surrounding the study of the textiles and dress of the Middle Ages. New critical viewpoints are brought to bear on the medieval material in the areas of archaeology, art and architecture, economics, law, history, literature, religion, and textile technology.
Описание: In this pioneering study Vivienne Richmond reveals the importance of dress to the nineteenth-century English poor, who valued clothing not only for its practical utility, but also as a central element in the creation and assertion of collective and individual identities. During this period of rapid industrialisation and urbanisation formal dress codes, corporate and institutional uniforms, and the spread of urban fashions replaced the informal dress of agricultural England. This laid the foundations of modern popular dress and generated fears about the visual blurring of social boundaries as new modes of manufacturing and retailing expanded the wardrobes of the majority. However, a significant impoverished minority remained outside this process. Clothed by diminishing parish assistance, expanding paternalistic charity and the second-hand trade, they formed a 'sartorial underclass' whose material deprivation and visual distinction was a cause of physical discomfort and psychological trauma.
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