Adornment (Other Keyword)

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19th Century Reform and Control at the Industrial School for Girls in Dorchester, Massachusetts (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only maddie penney.

An examination of the nineteenth century adornment assemblage from the Industrial School for Girls in Dorchester, Massachusetts, archaeologically excavated by Joseph Bagley and the Boston City Archaeology Lab during the summer of 2015. The school was staffed and administered by middle and upper-class Boston influenced by a Second Great Awakening reform movement, in which piety was the foundation for a number of reform efforts, including femininity, domesticity, and spiritual materialism. The...


Domesticating the Button: Household Consumption Patterns of Copper-Alloy Buttons In the 18th-Century Overhill Cherokee Towns (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Eric Schweickart.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Beyond Ornamentation: New Approaches to Adornment and Colonialism" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. This paper examines the ways individuals and households living in the Overhill Cherokee Towns during the third quarter of the 18th century interfaced with the greater Atlantic World through the close examination of copper-alloy buttons. I take a materialist approach to consumer behavior, contextualizing the...


Dress, Labor, and Choice: An Intersectional Analysis of Clothing and Adornment Artifacts (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Ayana Omilade Flewellen.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Gender Revolutions: Disrupting Heteronormative Practices and Epistemologies" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. In the midst of racialized servitude, sexual exploitation, and economic disenfranchisement, that marked the post-emancipation era in the United States, African American women were styling their hair with combs, lacing glass beads around their necks, dyeing coarse-cotton fabric with indigo-berry and...


The Ear Ornaments of the Ancient Maya (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Morgan Clark.

This is an abstract from the "SAA 2021: General Sessions" session, at the 86th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. More than mere accessories, the earflares that ancient Maya peoples donned were essential. Nothing indicates this more than the fact that their ornamental use was not limited ears; indeed, elite bodies dripped with them. Stelae from Tikal and Cobá depict rulers with long strings of them around their necks. Some earflares, as with an example from Pomona, are...


Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part IX: Personal, Domestic, and Architectural Artifacts (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steven De Vore. William J. Hunt, Jr..

Fort Union served as the major trading establishment for the American Fur Company and its St. Louis descendants (Bernard Pratte and Co. and Pierre Chouteau, Jr., and Co.) on the Upper Missouri River between 1828 and 1865. In 1865, Charles Chouteau sold Fort Union to Hubble, Hawley and Smith, otherwise known as the North Western Fur Company. During its last years of existence, between 1864 and 1866, the traders shared the post's facilities with the U.S. Army, the latter utilizing Fort Union as a...


Granny’s Panties and Great-Grandpa’s Jock Strap: Reconstructing 200 Years of Middle-Class Clothing (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory Federal Curator.

This paper shares an in-depth comparative study focusing on clothing-related artifacts recovered at the Houston-LeCompt site as part a Route 301 data recovery project by Dovetail Cultural Resource Group. The site was occupied in rural Delaware from the mid-18th century until about 1930, and it is representative of the evolution of a typical middle-class clothing assemblage. Eighteenth-century artifacts illustrate specific forms for different garments while a decline in artifacts in the early...


Peoples and Crafts in Period IVB at Hasanlu, Iran
PROJECT Uploaded by: Leigh Anne Ellison

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology has had a long-standing interest in the archaeology of Iran. In 1956, Robert H. Dyson, Jr., began excavations south of Lake Urmia at the large mounded site of Hasanlu. Although the results of these excavations await final publication, the Hasanlu Special Studies series—of which this monograph is the fourth volume—describes and analyzes specific aspects of technology, style, and iconography. This volume describes a group of...


A Political Economy of Adornment: Indigenous Mass Consumption and Euro-American Shell Bead Factories in 19th Century New Jersey (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Eric D Johnson.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Beyond Ornamentation: New Approaches to Adornment and Colonialism" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Between 1750 and 1900 CE, Euro-American colonizers of northern New Jersey appropriated the production of wampum, a Northeastern Indigenous style of shell bead. The industry began as a widespread small-scale cottage industry, and it culminated in the Campbell Wampum Factory (1850-1900), famous for its mass...


Supplement to Peoples and Crafts in Period IVB at Hasanlu, Iran (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: system user

This document accompanies Maude de Schauensee's Peoples and Crafts in Period IVB at Hasanlu, Iran, and includes 88 pages of images with chapters documenting furniture (color), textiles (color), glass (color and black and white), archaeometallurgy (color), and blade-type weaponry (color and black and white).


Untangling a "Jesuit" Ring from Virginia’s Coan Hall (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Rebecca J. Webster.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Archaeological Studies of Material Culture (General Sessions)" , at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. In 1644, a group of men met a Coan Hall, located in Northumberland County, Virginia, to plan what would come to be known as Ingles Rebellion, the Protestant-led overthrowing of the Catholic Maryland government. Three-hundred-and-seventy-five years later, a French-manufactured, copper-alloy “Jesuit” ring with an...


Wearing Culture: Dress and Regalia in Early Mesoamerica and Central America (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Chelsea Walter

Wearing Culture connects scholars of divergent geographical areas and academic fields-from archaeologists and anthropologists to art historians-to show the significance of articles of regalia and of dressing and ornamenting people and objects among the Formative period cultures of ancient Mesoamerica and Central America. Documenting the elaborate practices of costume, adornment, and body modification in Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Oaxaca, the Soconusco region of southern...