Garments deliberately concealed in buildings by Dinah Eastop
A paper that surveys and interprets the cultural significance of concealed garments and their connection with apotropaeic (protective) practices.
A child's cap and a mid-18th century pocket from the Abingdon cache in Oxfordshire, discussed with other garment finds by Dinah Eastop in the article above. CG1.b
Origin of the Stomacher by Bess Darnsley
Ritual protection marks on Norfolk buildings: a recent survey by John Dean
The archaeology of folk magic by Brian Hoggard
Superstitions and folklore relating to clothing
A listing of anonymous sayings and proverbs relating to garments. No author.
Superstitions and folklore relating to shoes, garters and stockings
A listing of anonymous sayings and proverbs relating to foot and leg wear. No author.
A short piece presenting various aspects of household folklore. No author.
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