Franklin

Silk for the Vikings / Marianne Vedeler.

Author/Creator:
Vedeler, Marianne, author.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2014.
Series:
Ancient textiles series ; 15.
Ancient textiles series ; vol. 15
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 125 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Vikings -- Clothing -- Scandinavia.
Clothing and dress -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Textile fabrics, Viking -- Scandinavia -- History.
Silk -- Scandinavia -- History.
Viking antiquities -- Scandinavia.
Contents:
Introduction : silk in the Viking age
Silk from the ship burial at Oseberg, Norway
Silk in Viking graves
A short introduction to techniques
Exchanging silk
The long journey to Scandinavia
Persian and early Islamic silk production
Silk in Miklagard : production and regulations in and around the great city of Constantinople
The meaning of silk.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Other format:
Online version: Vedeler, Marianne. Silk for the Vikings
ISBN:
9781782972150
1782972153
OCLC:
858352658
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