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Textile Terminologies From The Orient To The Mediterranean And Europe, 1000 Bc To 1000 Ad, Salvatore Gaspa, Cécile Michel, Marie-Louise Nosch Jul 2017

Textile Terminologies From The Orient To The Mediterranean And Europe, 1000 Bc To 1000 Ad, Salvatore Gaspa, Cécile Michel, Marie-Louise Nosch

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The papers in this volume derive from the conference on textile terminology held in June 2014 at the University of Copenhagen. Around 50 experts from the fields of Ancient History, Indo-European Studies, Semitic Philology, Assyriology, Classical Archaeology, and Terminology from twelve different countries came together at the Centre for Textile Research, to discuss textile terminology, semantic fields of clothing and technology, loan words, and developments of textile terms in Antiquity. They exchanged ideas, research results, and presented various views and methods.

This volume contains 35 chapters, divided into five sections: • Textile terminologies across the ancient Near East and the Southern ...


Precolumbian Textiles In The Ethnological Museum In Berlin, Lena Bjerregaard, Torben Huss Feb 2017

Precolumbian Textiles In The Ethnological Museum In Berlin, Lena Bjerregaard, Torben Huss

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The Ethnological Museum in Berlin, Germany, houses Europe’s largest collection of PreColumbian textiles—around 9000 well-preserved examples. Lena Bjerregaard, editor and compiler of this volume, was the conservator for these materials from 2000 to 2014, and she worked with many international researchers to analyze and publicize the collection. This book includes seven of their essays about the museum’s holdings – by Bea Hoffmann, Ann Peters, Susan Bergh, Lena Bjerregaard, Jane Feltham, Katalin Nagy, and Gary Urton. The book’s second part is a 177-page catalogue, arranged by periods and styles, of 273 selected items that represent the collection as ...


Transnational Ikat: An Asian Textile On The Move, Susan Rogers, Hana Carey, Patricia Giglio, Martha Walters Jan 2013

Transnational Ikat: An Asian Textile On The Move, Susan Rogers, Hana Carey, Patricia Giglio, Martha Walters

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Ikat is a ‘textile on the move’ today: moving across borders from Southeast Asia to different parts of the world, moving from ritual use to American fashion wear and other marketplace forms, moving from Asian villages to international museum and art collecting circuits.

Over 40 of these remarkable textiles, both in their deeply ceremonial forms and in their vibrantly commercialized versions, were displayed for exhibition in the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross. The exhibition focuses on ikats from eastern Indonesia, Sumatra, Sulawesi, and Malaysia’s Sarawak state.

Curator Susan Rodgers (anthropology ...


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 45, No. 2, Thomas E. Gallagher Jr., Robert Troy Boyer, Amos Long Jr., Christine M. Mueseler, Catherine Anne Jacobs, Hugo A. Freund Jan 1996

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 45, No. 2, Thomas E. Gallagher Jr., Robert Troy Boyer, Amos Long Jr., Christine M. Mueseler, Catherine Anne Jacobs, Hugo A. Freund

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Occupational Folklife
• A Fine-Tooth Comb: Atlee Crouse Carries on a Family Tradition
• "Lime and Manure": Agricultural Practices Among the Pennsylvania Germans
• Alcoa, New Kensington: "It was More Than a Job - It was a Way of Life"
• Women's Work: Textile Manufacturing in the Lackawanna Valley
• Working the Seams: African American Professional Performers Moving Between White Public Culture and African American Private Culture


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 35, No. 3, Karl J. R. Arndt, Donald Graves, Michael Colby, Paul Mcgill, Nancy K. Gaugler, Harry E. Chrisman, William T. Parsons Apr 1986

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 35, No. 3, Karl J. R. Arndt, Donald Graves, Michael Colby, Paul Mcgill, Nancy K. Gaugler, Harry E. Chrisman, William T. Parsons

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The First German Broadside and Newspaper Printing of the American Declaration of Independence
• An Overview of Flax and Linen Production in Pennsylvania
• A Civil War Soldier's Tale
• Samuel W. Pennypacker's Translation of the Haslibacher Hymn
• An Autobiographical Sketch of Mrs. Sarah Hunter
• In Memoriam: Earl F. Robacker, 1904-1985
• Aldes un Neies / Old & New


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 32, No. 2, Peter C. Merrill, Theodore Graham Corbett, Cynthia Arps Corbett, Robert C. Williamson, Lee C. Hopple Jan 1983

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 32, No. 2, Peter C. Merrill, Theodore Graham Corbett, Cynthia Arps Corbett, Robert C. Williamson, Lee C. Hopple

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Pennsylvania German Folk Crafts: The Living Tradition
• Europeans on the Frontier: Scotch-Irish Burial Stones in Pennsylvania
• The Survival of Pennsylvania German: A Survey of Berks and Lehigh Counties
• Germanic European Origins and Geographical History of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Schwenkfelders
• Aldes un Neies