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pp. 133-143


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O tempo do tricot: desenvolvimento de uma abordagem científica para o estudo de malhas

Jane Malcolm-Davies 

Centre for Textile Research, University of Copenhagen, Karen Blixens Plads 8, Copenhagen 2300, Denmark



O trabalho em tricot tem recebido reduzida atenção no que toca ao seu estudo como objecto têxtil, apesar da sua popularidade como trabalho artesanal. Por conseguinte, relativamente pouco tem sido publicado sobre os testemunhos antigos do tricot. O tecido de malha é frequentemente vítima de equívocos: objectos produzidos em binding needle são, por vezes, descritos como malha; outros objectos em malha continuam por ser identificados como tal. Um projecto de protocolo para a análise de tecidos, inspirado no sistema do Centre International d'Étude des Textiles Anciens, foi desenvolvido no contexto do projecto Knitting in Early Modern Europe (KEME). A necessidade de terminologia inequívoca foi identificada neste projecto como um desafio no que toca à análise académica das origens do tricot. O desenvolvimento de um protocolo e de uma terminologia e a sua aplicação no estudo de uma colecção de gorros tricotados do século XVI (disponível online) é apresentado aqui.


Análise têxtil
Idade Moderna
Base de dados



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Knitting comes of age: the development of a scientific approach to the study of knitwork





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Recebido: 2018-7-31
Revisto: 2018-12-19
Aceite: 2019-1-15
Online: 2019-2-25
Publicação: 2019-4-30


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