Reverie, by Hubert Denis Etcheverry, c. 1930.  © RMN-Grand Palais/Art Resource, NY.


Volume VIII, Number 4 | fall 2015


A greenish-brown, diamond-twill, boat-neck wool sweater woven between 230 and 380 and worn by a reindeer hunter was discovered by researchers in 2013. The tunic, which was mended with two patches, had been preserved in the Norwegian Lendbreen glacier and would have fit a slender man of about 5'9". “The hunter,” said researcher Lise Bender Jørgensen, “looked after his clothing.”

It costs a lot to make a person look this cheap. 

- Dolly Parton, 1994


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