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English Medieval Embroidery: Opus Anglicanum
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In medieval Europe, embroidered textiles were indispensable symbols of wealth and power. Owing to their quality, complexity, and magnificence, English embroideries enjoyed international demand and can be traced in Continental sources as opus anglicanum (English…
The Story Of The Bayeux Tapestry: Unraveling The Norman Conquest
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|April 27, 2021

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The definitive and fullyillustrated guide to theBayeux Tapestry. The fullhistory of the events leadingup to the Battle of Hastingsand the story of thetapestry itself. Most people know that the Bayeux Tapestry depicts the moment when…
Medusa's Menagerie: Otto Marseus Van Schrieck And The Scholars
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|March 15, 2018

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The precision in the works of Otto Marseus van Schriek—the inventor of the sottobosco still life—continue to fascinate viewers to this day. Always directing the viewer’s gaze towards reality, often with gruesome detail, this seventeenth-century…
Medieval Ivory Carvings 1200-1550
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|September 16, 2014

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The Victoria and Albert Museum’s collection of ivory carvings from c. 1200–1550 is one of the most important in the world. Containing 289 entries, this book is the first catalog of the material to be published since 1929. Together with Medieval Ivory…
Anglo-saxon Art
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|April 13, 2012

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This is the first new introduction to Anglo-Saxon art in twenty-five years and the first book to take account of the 2009 discovery of the Staffordshire Hoard?the largest cache of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork yet found. Written by one of the leading…
Book Of Beasts: The Bestiary In The Medieval World
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A celebration of the visual contributions of the bestiary—one of the most popular types of illuminated books during the Middle Ages—and an exploration of its lasting legacy. Brimming with lively animals both real and fantastic, the bestiary was one of…
Il Fior di Battaglia: Ms Ludwig XV 13
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|January 24, 2017

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The manuscript of Il Fior di Battaglia is in the Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms Ludwig XV 13. It is dated to about 1410, and was written by Fiore dei Liberi. This book is a complete representation of the Art of Arms (armizare), on foot, on horseback, in armour,…
Bright Lights in the Dark Ages: The Thaw Collection Of Early Medieval Ornaments
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Bright Lights of the Dark Ages is a major new volume on early Medieval art. It features over two hundred stunning and extremely rare early medieval gold and precious stonework objects, including brooches, buckles, shields, clasps, spoons and other 'grave…
The Look of the Book: Manuscript Production in Shiraz, 1303-1452
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The Look of the Book assesses the role of the city of Shiraz in Iranian book production between the early fourteenth and mid-fifteenth centuries. It is the first detailed analysis of all aspects of the book--illumination, codicology, illustration, calligraphy,…
Body Language: The Body In Medieval Art
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Making Sense Of The Bayeux Tapestry: Readings And Reworkings
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This book aims to make sense of the Bayeux Tapestry by bringing together answers to a number of questions which this famous hanging presents to the viewer. How did the embroiderers organise the stitching of the Bayeux Tapestry? Are its limited colours used with…
Fashion In The Middle Ages
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|September 11, 2018

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From the costly velvets and furs worn by kings to the undyed wools and rough linens of the peasantry, the clothing worn by the various classes in the Middle Ages played an integral role in medieval society. In addition to providing clues to status, profession,…
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