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Bibliography of Icelandic historic textiles and costumes

Elsa E. GuГ°jГіnsson.

Bibliography of Icelandic historic textiles and costumes

books and articles concerning, wholly or in part, and/or with illustrative material of, Icelandic historic textiles and costumes, and textile techniques (list not complete)

by Elsa E. GuГ°jГіnsson.

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Published by National Museum of Iceland in Reykjavík .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Textile fabrics -- Iceland -- Bibliography.,
  • Costume -- Iceland -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementcompiled by Elsa E. Guðjónsson.
    GenreBibliography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p. ;
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20343674M

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Bibliography of Icelandic historic textiles and costumes by Elsa E. GuГ°jГіnsson. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Elsa was the former curator of Textiles and Costume in the National Museum of Iceland. Her book also includes 24 pages of patterns from historic textiles as well as some technique information. While strong on medieval and early renaissance embroideries (especially church pieces) the book is weak on Icelandic National Costumes.

This book Bibliography of Icelandic historic textiles and costumes book the chief source in English for general comparative information and construction techniques. Collingwood's typology is comprehensive and definitive; however, no complete analyses of individual historic pieces are included, and much of his work on medieval material is beginning to be outpaced by current scholarship.

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