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English King And German Commoner: An Exploration Of Sixteenth Century Clothing And Identity, Bradley Dale Moore Aug 2012

English King And German Commoner: An Exploration Of Sixteenth Century Clothing And Identity, Bradley Dale Moore

Theses and Dissertations

This paper will explore the connections of clothing and identity in the sixteenth century. The fit and construction of clothing can be directly related to how a person is perceived, or indeed, how one perceives one's self. Henry VIII (1491-1547) of England will be compared and contrasted with Matthäus Schwarz (1496-1574), a commoner from Augsburg, Germany. Tudor will represent how identity can be created for others, particularly through legislation and courtly life; while Schwarz' own words will assist in the exploration of the identity of the individual.


Rayon's Introduction To U.S. Consumers, 1911-1924, Carmen Keist, Sara Kadolph, Sara Marcketti Apr 2012

Rayon's Introduction To U.S. Consumers, 1911-1924, Carmen Keist, Sara Kadolph, Sara Marcketti

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Publications

The article focuses on the introduction of Rayon in U.S. market. The term was coined by the National Retail Dry Goods Association in 1924. It was created in 1846 in Europe and the U.S. manufactured it in 1911. It was the first regenerated fiber and before its introduction, only cotton, linen, wool and silk were used in making clothes.


Textile Society Of America Newsletter 24:2 — Spring 2012, Textile Society Of America Apr 2012

Textile Society Of America Newsletter 24:2 — Spring 2012, Textile Society Of America

Textile Society of America Newsletters

Textiles and Politics: Textile Society of America 13th Biennial Symposium, September 19-22, 2012, Washington, DC
From the President
TSA Member News
Textiles and Cultural Context: Ecuadorian Artesanía Vendors and Transnational Markets
The Mola: Imagery of Culture and Politics
Taiwan Aboriginal Textiles: Translations and Transformations: Background of Yushan Tsai's Exhibition
Book Reviews
Textile Community News
Featured Collection: Denver Art Museum Textile Art Department Expansion
Call for Papers
Calendar: Conferences & Symposia
Exhibitions: United States
Exhibitions: International
Lectures, Workshops, Tours


Crafts Of Color: Tupi Tapirage In Early Colonial Brazil, Amy Buono Jan 2012

Crafts Of Color: Tupi Tapirage In Early Colonial Brazil, Amy Buono

Art Faculty Books and Book Chapters

"Tyrian purple. Lamp black. Lead white. Cadmium yellow. Ultramarine blue. The materiality of color, as it is often discussed, has a fixed quality. Pigments and dyes derived from many natural substances-minerals, earths, plants, and animals-have stable optic qualities. Lapis lazuli can be reliably counted upon to be blue. Dyes made from cochineal consistently fall within a certain range at the red end of the spectrum. Similarly, we might expect that the green feathers of a bird such as the Festive Parrot (Amazona festiva), after molting, would be replaced by equally green plumes. As the excerpt above suggests, from a letter ...


A Selection Of Artists' Books From Murray Library's Special Collections, Murray Library Jan 2012

A Selection Of Artists' Books From Murray Library's Special Collections, Murray Library

Friends of Murray Library

Visually exciting and intellectually provocative, artists' books push to the outermost limits our assumed definition of what a book is, and turn the practice of reading into a novel experience. Simply defined, artists' books are a hybrid art form in which books and art intersect. Many of the over 100 artists' books in Murray Library's collection are the work of well-known book artists, including works by Messiah College art faculty. Friends funds new acquisitions to the collection each year, enhancing its use as an interdisciplinary teaching resource.