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By Margarita Gleba, Cherine Munkholt, Marie-Louise Nosch

Minoan women, Scythian warriors, Roman and Sarmatian retailers, prehistoric weavers, gold sheet figures, Vikings, Medieval saints and sinners, Renaissance noblemen, Danish peasants, dressmakers and Hollywood stars look within the pages of this anthology. this isn't inevitably how they wearing the previous, yet how the authors of this booklet imagine they wearing the prior, and why they suspect so. No reader of this book Read more...

summary: Minoan women, Scythian warriors, Roman and Sarmatian retailers, prehistoric weavers, gold sheet figures, Vikings, Medieval saints and sinners, Renaissance noblemen, Danish peasants, dressmakers and Hollywood stars look within the pages of this anthology. this isn't unavoidably how they wearing the prior, yet how the authors of this e-book imagine they wearing the prior, and why they believe so. No reader of this publication will ever examine a reconstructed gown in a museum or at a historic competition, or watch a movie with a old subject matter back with no heightened information of the way, why, and from what assets, the costumes have been reconstructed. The seventeen participants come from numerous disciplines: archaeologists, historians, curators with ethnological and anthropological backgrounds, designers, a weaver, a conservator and a student of style in cinema, and are all experts drawn to historical or historic costume who desire to percentage their wisdom and services with scholars, pastime fans and the final reader

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Her special area of study is the archaeology of textile production. Ilona Hendzsel. Textile designer and teacher of design, graduated from Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest, Hungary. She teaches textile design at Zichy Mihály Secondary School of Applied Arts, Kaposvár and works as a designer and producer of home fabrics. Eszter Istvánovits. D. Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest). She is archaeologist and scientific secretary at the Jósa András Museum (Nyíregyháza, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County, Hungary).

Her main research area is Bronze Age Mediterranean textile production, and in particular the Linear B inscriptions on Mycenaean textile production. Anna Nørgaard. Professionally educated weaver and handicrafts teacher. She has lectured on and worked with reconstructions of prehistoric textiles for 25 years, and has exhibited her work at the National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen, the University of Oslo’s Antiquities Collection in Norway, and the Hochdorf Museum in Germany for its permanent exhibition on Der Keltenfürst von Hochdorf.

King Minos was a legendary king at Knossos in Crete. He was married to Queen Pasiphae and had a daughter, Ariadne. According to legend, Minos demanded an annual tribute of seven young men and seven young women from Athens. The young people were sacrificed to his son, the monster Minotaur, half man and half bull, who was kept in a labyrinth. The Athenian prince, Theseus, son of King Aegeus, sailed off on a dangerous mission to Crete: to kill the Minotaur and free Athens from the demand for human tribute.

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