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Viking age clothing 101: how we know what we know

Úlfhildr Járnsaxa Svonudóttir

University Session UA104 June 13, 2020 Course # 305
Time 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Fee
Length 2 hrs Credits 2
Attendees 18/∞ Room Chief
Course Category Costume and Textiles

We’ll discuss definitions, time periods, and the and introductory survey of the types of sources we may call upon in our journey towards a goal of more accurate, and specific, clothing and accessories. Not so much a “how to” make the clothes, as a foundation for further study. Helpful but not required for a planned “102” class on art styles, and oval broaches, and a “103” class where we will try to look at regional styles (or put finds in a regional context) and an analysis of some recreation garb with an eye towards what story it tells. Class will not be recorded

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