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By N. Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, Morrison H. Heckscher, Mary-Alice Rogers

The following eventually is the book that records The Metropolitan Museum of Arts superlative number of past due colonial furnishings. This accomplished catalogue—prodigiously researched and gloriously illustrated—presents 213 of the best gadgets within the Museums American Wing. those masterpieces of eighteenth-century furnishings are totally defined and thought of in gentle of comparative items from collections around the state. for each item the writer supplies unique information regarding provenance, development, , inscriptions if any, dimensions, and fabrics. the quantity will stand because the integral sourcebook for creditors and a travel de strength of scholarship within the box.

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6 Fig. 7 Fig. 8 Fig. 9 Fig. 10 Fig. 11 Fig. 12 Fig. 13 Fig. 14 Fig. 15 Fig. 16 Fig. 17 Fig. 18 Fig. 19 Fig. 20 Fig. 21 Fig. 22 Fig. 23 Fig. 1 LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS Eva B. Andersson. Archaeologist specialized in North European archaeology. D. from the University of Lund (Sweden). Her special area of study is textile production during the Iron and Viking Ages in Scandinavia. She is a project manager at the Danish National Foundation’s Centre for Textile Research at the University of Copenhagen. Cecilia Aneer.

9). Another example is a 4th-century BC gold cone-shaped plaque from a headdress found in Karagodeuashkh, in Russia. Here, the scene is divided into three registers, the lowest of which depicts a frontally seated woman flanked by two female and two male attendants. She wears a long pleated dress and a tall headdress with a veil or cloak with decorated edges hanging down from it behind her back. Behind the seated woman stand two other women, wearing hood-like head covers. One more representation of a female appears on a diadem from Sakhnivka in Ukraine.

21 Fig. 22 Fig. 23 Fig. 1 LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS Eva B. Andersson. Archaeologist specialized in North European archaeology. D. from the University of Lund (Sweden). Her special area of study is textile production during the Iron and Viking Ages in Scandinavia. She is a project manager at the Danish National Foundation’s Centre for Textile Research at the University of Copenhagen. Cecilia Aneer. Teaches dress history at undergraduate courses in textile history. D. in Textile Studies at Uppsala University, Sweden.

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