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Author Fransen, Lilli.
Title Medieval Garments Reconstructed : Norse Clothing Patterns.
Imprint Santa Barbara : Aarhus University Press, 2011.

Author Fransen, Lilli.
Subject Clothing and dress -- Greenland -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Northmen -- Clothing -- Greenland -- History.
Scandinavians -- Clothing -- Greenland -- History -- To 1500.
Costume -- Greenland -- History -- To 1500.
Dressmaking -- To 1500 -- Patterns -- History.
Tailoring -- To 1500 -- Patterns -- History.
Alt Name Nørgård, Anna.
Østergård, Else.
Description 1 online resource (144 pages)
Note Print version record.
Summary Short introduction to the amazing finds of garments from the Norse settlement of Herjolfnes in Greenland by Else Østergård. Chapters on technique: production of the tread, dyeing, weaving techniques, cutting and sewing by Anna Nørgaard. Measurements and drawing of garments, hoods, and stockings with sewing instructions by Lilli Frandsen. A practical guide to making your own Norse Viking garment!
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-142).
Contents Cover; Title Page; Colophon; Preface; Contents; Chapter 1 Introduction; Else Østergård; The historic textile discovery; The Herjolfsnes garments are sent to Denmark; The study; The Norse Greenlanders' patterns -- the medieval garments' silhouettes; Technical information; Garment types; Garments; Hoods; Caps; Stockings; Notes; Chapter 2 Producing a hand-made reconstruction; Anna Nørgaard; Treatment of the wool prior to spinning; Spinning/yarn; The fabric's quality; Dyeing/colors; Weaving; Sewing; Footweaving and tablet-woven piping; Braided cords; Buttons and buttonholes; Using the tables.
Table: Color and thread table: Seams and stitching; Notes; Chapter 3 Reconstruction of Patterns; Lilli Fransen; Table of Reconstructed Patterns; Garments; Hoods; Caps; Stockings; Garments; Museum No. D5674; Museum No. D10580; Museum No. D10581; Museum No. D10584; Museum No. D10585.1; Museum No. D10586; Museum No. D10587; Museum No. D10593; Museum No. D10594; Hoods; Museum No. D10596; Museum No. D10597; Museum No. D10600; Museum No. D10602; Museum No. D10606; Museum No. D10608; Caps; Museum No. D10608; Museum No. D10610; Stockings; Museum No. D10613; Museum No. D10616; Literature.
ISBN 9788779349018 (electronic bk.)
8779349013 (electronic bk.)
9788779342989 (hbk.)
8779342981 (hbk.)
OCLC # 818117970
Additional Format Print version: 9788779342989.

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