Clothes and Crafts in the Middle Ages

Clothes and Crafts in the Middle Ages

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Like an archaeological dig, Clothes & Crafts in History offers readers an opportunity to uncover exciting details of past lives in ancient cities and times. From descriptions and physical evidence left behind, readers learn about the variety of materials and skills that craft workers used to produce kitchen utensils, clothes, jewelry, and other items. Each book in the series also includes information on festivals of the time and exciting project ideas that will help young readers identify with peoples and cultures of the past.The Middle Ages was a historical period in Europe that lasted from 476 A.D. to 1492 A.D. The people of that time lived mostly in the countryside as farmers. They made their clothes and crafts from local materials, such as wool, leather, wood, clay, and iron. Skilled artisans also wove intricate tapestries, built huge cathedrals and palaces from stone and marble, painted frescoes on plaster, and styled beautiful clothing and jewelry. You can also make a tunic, craft a chain necklace, and entertain family in medieval style
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2000
ISBN: 9780836827361
0836827368
Branch Call Number: j 940.1 Dawson
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm

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