Eighth "Object in Focus" published on the website!

The Fashioning the Early Modern project partners have published their eighth object in the popular "Object in Focus" series on the project website.

The probate of Hans Dinesen and his wives, Denmark, 1584-1586:
http://www.fashioningtheearlymodern.ac.uk/object-in-focus/the-probate-of-hans-dinesen/

The "Object in Focus" series are short papers written by the partners and research collaborators telling the story of a particular fashion object  that can be said to have significance for the questions studied within the project.

A variety of objects have been studied so far; see the list below for more details.

Elizabethan wizard mask:
http://www.fashioningtheearlymodern.ac.uk/object-in-focus/visard-mask/

The Swedish faience tray:
http://www.fashioningtheearlymodern.ac.uk/object-in-focus/swedish-faience-tray/

Fashion drawing by Jean-Baptiste le Prince:
http://www.fashioningtheearlymodern.ac.uk/object-in-focus/fashion-drawing/

The Swedish king's cinnamon cane:
http://www.fashioningtheearlymodern.ac.uk/object-in-focus/the-swedish-kings-cinnamon-cane/

Early modern buckle from Oulu:
http://www.fashioningtheearlymodern.ac.uk/object-in-focus/early-modern-buckle/

Man's banyan:
http://www.fashioningtheearlymodern.ac.uk/object-in-focus/mans-banyan/

An incredible fan:
http://www.fashioningtheearlymodern.ac.uk/object-in-focus/an-incredible-fan/

Some of the future Objects in Focus will include: the pearl-studded cap, the patch (the mouche), a woman's gown.