By Catherine E. Karkov, George Hardin Brown
Considers the definitions and implications of fashion in Anglo-Saxon paintings and literature.
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Details of eighth- and ninth-century metalwork showing zoomorphic decoration [a–h] and visual ambiguities [f–h] [a] ﬁnger-ring, Bologna, Italy; [b] mount, Bjørke, Norway; [c] detail of mount, Fure, Norway; [d] disc brooch, Pentney, Norfolk; [e] disk brooch, unknown provenance; [f] strap-end showing birds forming an animal mask when inverted, unknown provenance; [g] sword pommel forming animal mask when inverted, Beckley, Oxfordshire; [h] mount, and details of hidden animals and birds, Asby Winderwath, Cumbria.
23. Leslie Webster, “The Iconographic Programme,” in Hawkes and Mills, Northumbria’s Golden Age. 24. See Webster and Backhouse, Making of England, cat. no. 138, 177–79. 25. –26. März, 1999, ed. Regine Marth and Silke Gatenbröker (Braunschweig, 2000), 63–72. 26. David Pratt, “Persuasion and Invention at the Court of Alfred the Great,” in Court and Culture in the Early Middle Ages: Proceedings of the First York Alcuin Conference, ed. Catherine Cubitt (Turnhout, forthcoming); Leslie Webster, “Ædiﬁca nova: Treasures of Alfred’s Reign,” in Alfred the Great: Papers from the Eleventh Centenary Conferences, ed.
For script as symbol, see Marion Archibald, Michelle P. D. D. 400–900, ed. Leslie Webster and Michelle Brown (London, 1997), 212, 240–41. 9. See Fred Orton, “Northumbrian Sculpture (the Ruthwell and Bewcastle Monuments): Questions of Difference,” in Northumbria’s Golden Age, ed. Jane Hawkes and Susan Mills (Stroud, 1999), 216–26; Leslie Webster, “The Iconographic Programme of the Franks Casket,” in Hawkes and Mills, Northumbria’s Golden Age, 227–46. 10. See, Bente Magnus, “Monsters and Birds of Prey: Some Reﬂections on Form and Style of the Migration Period,” in Dickinson and Grifﬁths, Making of Kingdoms, 161–72.