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Dangerous Fashions in Swedish Sumptuary Law

Chapter in book
Authors Eva I. Andersson
Published in The Right to Dress: Sumptuary Laws in a Global Perspective c. 1200-1800 / edited by Giorgio Riello and Ulinka Rublack
Pages 143-164
ISBN 9781108475914
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Place of publication Cambridge, UK
Publication year 2019
Published at Department of Historical Studies
Pages 143-164
Language en
Keywords history, history of fashion, gender, sumptuary laws, early modern, consumption, Sweden
Subject categories History


Swedish sumptuary law has a long history - from the Middle Ages to the early 19th century. This article discusses dress regulations throughout this period, paying speciala ttention to ideas about gender, class and nation.

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