Monday, February 3, 2020

New Resources

For me, January was mostly a loss; I spent part of it recovering from a bone strain (that might otherwise have resulted in a fracture) and the rest being sick, and then recovering from it.

So I haven't done much in the way of costuming or even reading about historical costume for more then a month.  But I have collected some resources that may be of interest to some of my readers.

The video to the right is from the reenactor group Marobud; it shows a Viking man getting dressed in period attire.  Note that a lot of his clothing is based upon the Skoldehamn find, which is probably Sami, not Viking.

For later-period enthusiasts, the Archaeological Textiles Review has made Issue No. 60 available for free download, here. (Just click the link that reads "ATR 60").  This issue is dedicated to issues relating to knitting, and thus may be more interesting to costumers whose primary area of clothing or textile study is the late Middle Ages, or later.

Finally, there have been a number of interesting articles on that have come to my attention.


  1. Sorry to hear you've had such a rough time of it this January. I hope February is treating you better.

    1. Thank you so much! So far, February is even better; I've even picked up some paying work. On the other hand, local election stuff is occupying my attention again, and I still need to be careful I don't overstress the bone in my right leg.