Loose Threads: Yet Another Costuming Blog: Useful Knowledge From Nørre Sandegård Vest
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Star map. Ink rubbing of a stele at the Confucian Temple, Suzhou, Jiangsu province. Southern Song dynasty, Chunyou reign, dated 1247
Migration Period female costume, Norway. Migration Period Female Costume, silver wrist clasps. Museum quality reproduction of Iron Age costume, female. Textile, metal and leather by Ø. Engedal. www.arkeoreplika.no, www.bronsereplika.no
Frankish griffin fibula (2.5 x 3.8 x 0.8 cm) VI c.[1799x1417]
Orion ~ The most important stars in the sky to many ancient civilizations including the Ancient Egyptians, the ancient civilizations in North, Central and South America and even in Asia. Spread all over our planet we can find literally hundreds of monuments that have been erected on Earth to reflect constellation of Orion. Orion is the place in the universe attributed to the birth of stars, but is there a possibility that ancient civilizations knew this before telescopes?
Neckline Variations from Period Sources
The holidays always seem to find me ill. This year wasn’t so bad, but I was down with a cold for over a week. I always think I’ll get some online stuff done with I’m convalescing,…
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A collection of necklaces and pendants from Birka.
A fibula in the shape of a horse’s head. Cast out of gold. Made in the 400s for a Hunnic nobleman in Scythia. Currently held at the Walters Art Museum.