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Purses in Pieces : Archaeological Finds of Late Medieval and 16th-Century Leather Purses, Pouches, Bags and Cases in the Netherlands
by Olaf Goubitz


Overview - The use of purses, pouches, bags, sheaths and other containers saw its heyday in the Middle Ages. The purse became a fashion item and was an essential part of a persons outfit. This book provides a typology for all types of purse-like artefacts, in some cases inventing new terminology to describe them.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The use of purses, pouches, bags, sheaths and other containers saw its heyday in the Middle Ages. The purse became a fashion item and was an essential part of a persons outfit. This book provides a typology for all types of purse-like artefacts, in some cases inventing new terminology to describe them. The book is illustrated with finds from the Netherlands, woodcuts and other contemporary depictions, and with Goubitzs gloriously detailed reconstruction drawings.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9789089320148
  • ISBN-10: 9089320148
  • Publisher: Stichting Promotie Archeologie
  • Publish Date: June 2009
  • Page Count: 118
  • Dimensions: 11.3 x 9 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


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