Geoff Egan,Frances Pritchard: Dress Accessories, c.1150-c.1450

Dress Accessories, c.1150-c.1450


Brooches, rings, buckles, pendants, buttons, purses and other accessories were part of everyday dress in the middle ages. Over two thousand such items dating from the period 1150-1450 are described and discussed here, all found in recent archaeological excavations in London - then as now one of western Europe's most cosmopolitan cities, its social and economic activity compounded by the waterside bustle of the Thames. These finds constitute the most extensive and varied group of such accessories yet recovered in Britain, and their close dating and the scientific analysis carried out on them have been highly revealing. Important results published here for the first time show, for example, the popularity of shoddy, mass-produced items in base metals during the high middle ages and enable researchers to identify the varied products of rival traditions of manufacture mentioned in historical sources. Anyone needing accurate information on period costume will welcome this book, which will appeal to the general reader interested in costume and design, as well as to archaeologists and historians. THE AUTHORS are members of staff of the Museum of London.

Author: Geoff Egan,Frances Pritchard
Number of Pages: 438 pages
Published Date: 17 Apr 2015
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Publication Country: Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Language: English
ISBN: 9781843833512
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