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Gusto for ThingsA History of Objects in Seventeenth-Century Rome$
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Renata Ago

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780226010571

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226008387.001.0001

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Furnishings and Clothing

Furnishings and Clothing

(p.95) Chapter Four Furnishings and Clothing
Gusto for Things

Renata Ago

University of Chicago Press

This chapter examines the furnishings and clothing of people in seventeenth-century Rome. It analyzes the inventories of tableware, kitchenware, household linens, and clothing and discusses the gender differences in the ownership of these things. It also discusses the collection of clothing as treasure and describes the market, exchange, and preservation of objects during this period.

Keywords:   furnishings, clothing, rome, tableware, kitchenware, household linens, gender differences, treasure, preservation

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