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Assemblage at the Household Chest

Rebecca M. Empson

in Harnessing Fortune: Personhood, Memory and Place in Mongolia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264737
eISBN:
9780191753992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264737.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Focusing on objects inside the household, this chapter explores how photographic montages and embroideries project different aspects of the person on to visitors to the house. These objects outwardly ... More


COSTUMES

Beth L. Glixon and Jonathan E. Glixon

in Inventing the Business of Opera: The Impresario and His World in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195154160
eISBN:
9780199868483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154160.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter looks at costumes and their importance in mid-17h-century opera. Rather than reuse old stock, costumes were redesigned and remanufactured each year, especially those for the main ... More


Becoming a “Christian Woman”: Needlework and Girls' Religious Formation

Lauren F. Winner

in A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith: Anglican Religious Practice in the Elite Households of Eighteenth-Century Virginia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124699
eISBN:
9780300168662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124699.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on religious and girls' education, both charged issues in eighteenth-century Virginia. Religious education was a topic of some concern because explicit in infant baptism was the ... More


Carolle Bénitah’s Photo-Embroidery: Remembering, Reframing, Disfiguring, and Embellishing the Past

Naïma Hachad

in Revisionary Narratives: Moroccan Women's Auto/Biographical and Testimonial Acts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620221
eISBN:
9781789623710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620221.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In ‘L’enfance marocaine’ (2009), Carolle Bénitah scans, reframes, and embroiders over black and white family photographs from her childhood in Morocco in the 1960s and 1970s. Chapter 5, analyzes ... More


Mending Afghanistan Stitch by Stitch: How Traditional Crafts and Social Organization Advance Afghan Women

Rachel Lehr

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the history of Rubia, a grassroots embroidery project whose model of sustainability was founded on competitive market awareness and economic returns. All the work produced in ... More


Chapter Two Fabrics and Techniques

Bracha Yaniv

in Ceremonial Synagogue Textiles: From Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and Italian Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764180
eISBN:
9781800343320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764180.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the linen and silk fabrics used in the production of medieval ceremonial textiles, and the techniques employed to create the embroidered and woven patterns that embellished ... More


Chapter Three The Torah Wrapper and the Torah Binder

Bracha Yaniv

in Ceremonial Synagogue Textiles: From Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and Italian Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764180
eISBN:
9781800343320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764180.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the Torah wrapper and the Torah binder. The wrapper, the piece of fabric rolled up with the parchment scroll, is an item used in the wrapping of the Torah scroll in Italy and ... More


. Noble Presents: Gender, Gift Exchange, and the Reappropriation of Luxury

Amanda E. Herbert

in Female Alliances: Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300177404
eISBN:
9780300199253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300177404.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines female alliances that were built through the exchange of gifts. It considers four specific gift objects that seventeenth-and eighteenth-century women made or used and then ... More


Taming the Steam Dragon

Vicky Albritton and Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

in Green Victorians: The Simple Life in John Ruskin's Lake District

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226339986
eISBN:
9780226340043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226340043.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Reverend Hardwicke Rawnsley and his wife Edith promoted the benefits of an artisan-based economy for poorer parishioners through their Keswick School of the Industrial Arts. They supported ... More


Home

Wendy Parkins

in Jane Morris: The Burden of History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748641277
eISBN:
9780748684403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641277.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

From contemporary observations in the nineteenth century to the scholarly and biographical traditions surrounding Morris and Rossetti in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, Jane Morris’s role ... More


From Book Learning to Embroidery: Reorienting the Civilizing Mission (1857–1875)

in A Frenchwoman's Imperial Story: Madame Luce in Nineteenth-Century Algeria

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784313
eISBN:
9780804787246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784313.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Madame Luce's institution sat within the more general context of debates about educational policies in Algeria. This chapter highlights how gendered debates determined the withdrawal of support for ... More


The Remains of the Day (1875–1915)

in A Frenchwoman's Imperial Story: Madame Luce in Nineteenth-Century Algeria

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784313
eISBN:
9780804787246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784313.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores in more detail what has been termed “The Remains of the Day.” The inventory and will established at Madame Luce's death testify to the astute business acumen that guided her ... More


The Gender of Cloth: Ainu Women and Cultural Revitalization

ann-elise lewallen

in Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836979
eISBN:
9780824870973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836979.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter narrates the “quiet revolution” that emerged in private spaces shared between elderwomen and the younger generation. Ainu women in their mid-forties to early seventies began meeting to ... More


The Vestments of the Byzantine Rite Described

Warren T. Woodfin

in The Embodied Icon: Liturgical Vestments and Sacramental Power in Byzantium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199592098
eISBN:
9780191808302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199592098.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a general understanding about liturgical dresses and its evolution during the Byzantine era. The system of clerical vesture continued to be unchanged until the addition of new ... More


Liturgical Mystagogy and the Embroidered Image

Warren T. Woodfin

in The Embodied Icon: Liturgical Vestments and Sacramental Power in Byzantium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199592098
eISBN:
9780191808302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199592098.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter primarily examines the Byzantine tradition of mystagogy in relation to Eucharistic liturgy as part of the study of the relationship between the vestments' embroidered images and the ... More


Conclusions

Warren T. Woodfin

in The Embodied Icon: Liturgical Vestments and Sacramental Power in Byzantium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199592098
eISBN:
9780191808302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199592098.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The embroideries of liturgical vestments have put religious principles into visual imagery resulting into a deeper understanding of the nature of the Church and the meaning of its liturgy. Such ... More


Fast Fashion: Style, Text, and Image in Late Eighteenth-Century Women’s Periodicals

Chloe Wigston Smith

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1690-1820s: The Long Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419659
eISBN:
9781474445061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419659.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Chloe Wigston Smith’s essay examines the innovative changes in fashion journalism in the later eighteenth century initiated by TheLady’s Magazine’s (1770–1832). Through its fold-out embroidery ... More


‘This terrible struggle with want of means’1: Behind the Scenes at the Cuala Press

Gifford Lewis

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume V: The Irish Book in English, 1891-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199249114
eISBN:
9780191803383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199249114.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter documents the early years of Cuala Press, described as ‘the most important private press in the history of printing in Ireland’. More specifically, it examines the problems and ... More


Stitches, Specimens, and Pictures: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Processing of the Natural World

Janice Neri

in The Insect and the Image: Visualizing Nature in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667642
eISBN:
9781452946603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667642.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter illustrates the professional life of Maria Sibylla Merian who grew up to be skilled in needlework and embroidery as well as artistically trained in the illustration of natural subjects, ... More


Dressed to Kill

Regina A. Root

in Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647934
eISBN:
9781452945965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647934.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses how female bravery is represented by the acts of sewing and embroidery. When men go off to war, women are left at home doing the domestic chores. But during the regime of Juan ... More


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