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|Coordinator Country||Denmark [DK]|
|Total cost||212˙194 €|
|EC max contribution||212˙194 € (100%)|
1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
|Duration (year-month-day)||from 2015-08-01 to 2017-07-31|
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|1||KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET||DK (KOBENHAVN)||coordinator||212˙194.00|
The development of knitting was a key technological innovation for which there is little published scientific evidence. There are more than 100 knitted caps from the early modern era in museum collections worldwide - an astonishing number given the paucity of extant garments from the period. Despite their diverse locations, they have remarkable similarities in their materials and manufacture which illustrate trade in knitted caps as consumer goods in the emerging early modern European marketplace, demonstrate how knitting created new fashions for men indicative of rank and status, and facilitate theory on the cultural significance of the hat as an essential male accessory. My preliminary study of the caps tracks clear patterns in the data: five typologies are identifiable and when contextualised with pictorial and documentary sources, their cultural significance as functional and fashionable men’s wear is clear. I believe the caps’ potential as indicators of the development and growth of knitting technology is valuable yet vulnerable. The caps are fragile and deteriorating, a process accelerated by each viewing, for which there is pressing and unsatisfied demand. I propose immediate rigorous scientific study (radiocarbon dating, microscopic examination, x-radiography, fibre and dye identification, and degradation analysis) and interdisciplinary research into contemporary sources to chart an economic map of early knitting, to define terminology for further scholarly work, and to develop theory about men’s headwear in the 16th century. An online database will make the data accessible to scholars, museum pedagogues and craftspeople, who demand access to the caps. Journal articles, practical workshops and social media will disseminate my conclusions and my development of theory. I will give voice to an eloquent body of evidence about early modern knitting technology, which threatens to be silenced forever if scientific analysis is delayed.
|year||authors and title||journal||last update|
Kruseman, G, Sturtewagen, I & Malcolm-Davies, J
published pages: 72-89, ISSN: 1382-211X, DOI:
|Kostuum: Nederlandse Kostuumvereniging 2016||2019-06-13|
TÃ¦t pÃ¥ Luthers hue
published pages: , ISSN: 0106-4142, DOI:
|Weekendavisen, Ideer september 15||2019-06-13|
Silkâ€™ Hats from a Sheepâ€™s Back. In: BravermanovÃ¡, M, BÅ™ezinovÃ¡, H, & Malcolm-Davies, J (eds) Archaeological textiles - links between past and present, NESAT XIII. Liberec: Archaeolingua 34.
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
|In: BravermanovÃ¡, M, BÅ™ezinovÃ¡, H, & Malcolm-Davies, J (eds) Archaeological textiles - links between past and present NESAT XIII. Liberec: Archaeolin||2019-06-13|
Malcolm-Davies, J, Gilbert, R & Lervad, S (2018 - forthcoming) in Archaeological Textiles Review,
Unravelling the confusions: Defining concepts to record accurately archaeological and historical evidence for knitting
published pages: , ISSN: 2245-7135, DOI:
|Archaeological Textiles Review 60||2019-06-13|
â€œHandwerkgeheimen: Gebreide muts uit 16de-eeuws Dordrecht draagt bij aan internationaal onderzoekâ€
published pages: 25-27, ISSN: , DOI:
Cutting edge technology: knitting in the early modern eraâ€œCutting edge technology: knitting in the early modern eraâ€ in Tinley, L (ed), Crosscurrents: Land, Labor, and the Port, Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Symposium, Textile Society of America, Savannah, 19-23 October
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
|in Tinley, L (ed), Crosscurrents: Land, Labor, and the Port, Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Symposium, Textile Society of America, Savannah, 19-23 October 2017||2019-06-13|
â€œShedding light with science: the potential for 21st century studies of 16th century knittingâ€
published pages: , ISSN: 2515-0995, DOI:
|Journal of Dress History 1||2019-06-13|
An Early Modern mystery: A pilot study of knitting, napping and capping
published pages: 57-74, ISSN: 2245-7135, DOI:
|Archaeological Textiles Review 58||2019-06-13|
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