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Aiglet Links

Here are some interesting links to images, pages and documents about aiglets. There are so many that I am putting them on a separate page! Many of these links I found by searching on the internet and also by searching for information I found in the endnotes and footnotes of books and articles. But I have to also thank all of the people that belong to FaceBook that have helped me with my research. Every time I ask a question I get so many comments, it takes days and weeks to follow the references and I learn so much more. I have to make a particular note of one group. The FaceBook group "Elizabethan Costume". Thanks to the 'EC Bees' My little paper has expanded and I have made lots of new friends.
These are not in any particular order yet, so please enjoy just browsing them to find interesting reading.

Ancient Monuments Laboratory Report 28/93, Textiles from Acton Court, Avon. By Elisabeth Crowfoot. Page 5 has this entry. This is the earliest reference I have for aiglets at this time. "?13th-14th C. 1802.1186 (877125) Threads Mineralised, Z spin, ?cord (lucet)." http://services.english-heritage.org.uk/ResearchReportsPdfs/028-1993.pdf

Acton Court: The evolution of an early Tudor courtier's house. by Kirsty Rodwell and Robert Bell. Look at page 424 of 477. 'Textiles in lace ends' by Elisabeth Crowfoot http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archives/view/eh_monographs_2014/contents.cfm?mono=1089013

Dress in Anglo-Saxon England By Gale R. Owen-Crocker. Several referances about lace tags in Anglo-Saxon graves. http://www.worldcat.org/title/dress-in-anglo-saxon-england/oclc/56050995/editions?start_edition=1&sd=asc&referer=di&se=yr&qt=sort_yr_asc&editionsView=true&fq=

Fagniez, Gustave (1842-1927). Études sur l'industrie et la classe industrielle à Paris au XIIIe et au XIVe siècles ([Reproduction en fac-similé]) Gustave Fagniez. 1877. http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k259184

Franklin, Alfred (1830-1917). La vie privée d'autrefois : arts et métiers, modes, moeurs, usages des Parisiens, du XIIe au XVIIIe siècle / d'après des documents originaux ou inédits par Alfred Franklin,.... 1887-1902. http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k204416b

Lespinasse, René de (1843-1922). Les métiers et corporations de la ville de Paris : XIVe-XVIIIe siècles / par René de Lespinasse,.... 1886-1897. http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k5541512j/f549.image.langEN

Franklin, Alfred (1830-1917). Dictionnaire historique des arts, métiers et professions exercés dans Paris depuis le treizième siècle / par Alfred Franklin,... ; avec une préface de M. E. Levasseur,.... 1906. http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k5541512j/f549.image.langEN

Metals, microanalysis and meaning: a study of metal objects excavated from the indigenous cemetery of El Chorro de Maı´ta, Cuba. by Marcos Martino´n-Torres, Roberto Valca´rcel Rojas b, Jago Cooper, Thilo Rehren. http://www.pdfdrive.net/metals-microanalysis-and-meaning-a-study-of-metal-objects-e1630067.html

This is the first video I found about aiglets and the reason I started my research. Making Aglets by "peteyfrogboy". It was this video that made me start to wonder about how aiglets were made. It was also during this that I was fairly sure that many centuries ago, the people making aiglets would not have used pliers to manufacture them. (For the record, I have found no evidence so far that any sort of pliers was used. Burnishers, anvils and hammers so far but no pliers.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CQF8BtuLXU

An engraving by by Etienne Delaune. A Goldsmith's Workshop from 1576. http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_image.aspx?image=ps249953.jpg&retpage=21466

St Eligius in His Workshop, c. 1450, Engraving, 115 x 185 mm, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. The attribution is not certain, this engraving has also been attributed to the Master of the Weibermacht and the Master of the Garde of Love. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldsmith#mediaviewer/File:Saint_Eligius_in_his_workshop.jpg

Panoplia Omnivm Illiberalivm Mechanicarvm Avt Sedentariarum artium genera continens. http://digital.slub-dresden.de/werkansicht/dlf/12703/171/0/

This is from the book above in German but it is of men making aiglets. Not a lot of detail but you can see the shears and the anvil they are working on in the background. http://www.wenner.net/suche/G/Nestler_Holzrahmen_Stuck_Leder_Holzschnitt_Jost_Amman;00021229.jpg

The Worldcat entry for "recueil de planches sur les sciences les art" by Denis Diderot; Jean Le Rond d' Alembert;. In French. http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=%22recueil+de+planches+sur+les+sciences+les+art%22&qt=results_page

Exploring Joara and Fort San Juan: Continuing Excavations at the Berry site, North Carolina. By David G. Moore, Warren Wilson College Robin A. Beck, Jr., Southern Illinois University, Christopher B. Rodning, UNC-Chapel Hill. http://www.warren-wilson.edu/~arch/seac_04_final_presentation.pdf

Home page for the "Exploring Joara Foundation". http://exploringjoara.org/

The Portable Antiquities Scheme search page for Silver lacetags. http://finds.org.uk/database/search/results/description/lacetag/material/22

Post-medieval dress accessories from recent urban excavations in Scotland by Adrian Cox. www.tafac.org.uk/tafaj25.pdf

The Portable Antiquities Scheme search page for any authors by the name "Margeson". http://finds.org.uk/database/publications/index/q/margeson

UCL News Article "Humble shoelace tag carried more currency than gold on Columbus’s travels, 5 October 2006". http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/news-articles/news-releases-archive/lacetag#sthash.HveSJhRn.dpuf

Another link for the above article. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/news-articles/news-releases-archive/lacetag

"Ian's Shoelace site" page about aiglets. http://www.fieggen.com/shoelace/agletmetal.htm

Nebraska Studies "First Contact", Expanding Trade: 1541 Coronado Reaches "Quivera". http://www.nebraskastudies.org/0300/frameset_reset.html?http://www.nebraskastudies.org/0300/stories/0301_0110.html

Agnolo Bronzino (1503–1572), Ritratto di giovane uomo con libro (Portrait of a Young Man with a Book), circa 1535-1540, Medium oil on panel, Dimensions 95.5 × 74.9 cm (37.6 × 29.5 in). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Angelo_Bronzino_063.jpg

I have not yet found a copy of this. If anyone has a copy, please email me! Look for the Featured Column, "The Costumer's Creation, Tying One on: The Addition of the Aiglette"http://www.renaissancemagazine.com/backissues/issue45.html

Link to "Diversifying the picture: indigenous responses to European arrival in Cuba Marcos Martinón-Torres, Jago Cooper, Roberto Valcárcel Rojas, Thilo Rehren". http://www.ai-journal.com/article/view/ai.1008

Step-by-Step instructions for producing Eyelets, Points and Brass Aglets. This information is by Ted Lazcano and Lois Swales. (In the SCA, Master Bedwyr Danwyn and Mistress Rhiannon y Bwa) http://fingerloop.org/aglet.html

Archaeology > Overview of Pennsylvania Archaeology > Native American Archaeology > Contact Period > Contact Period (1500-1763). http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/native_american_archaeology/3316/contact_period/407008

The City of London Archaeological Trust (CoLAT). Thomas Soane’s buildings near Billingsgate, London, 1640–66. By JOHN SCHOFIELD and JACQUELINE PEARCE. with IAN BETTS, TONY DYSON and GEOFF EGAN. Post-Medieval Archaeology 43/2 (2009), 282–341. http://www.colat.org.uk/assets/doc/lib_thomas_soanes_buildings.pdf

the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, "Europeans & Native Americans: A Lasting Impact" PDF. http://www.lcmm.org/navigating/QuadCurriculum_LastingImpact.pdf

"Poynts" A page about aiglets by Cathy Snell. http://www.employees.org/~cathy/poynts.html

PLANNING DELIVERY ZONE 3, Work Package 3, Trenches PDZ3.38, PDZ3.39, E15, London Borough of Newham, An archaeological evaluation report. http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/adsdata/arch-1124-1/dissemination/pdf/preconst1-50796_1.pdf

Amb. 317.2° Folio 5 verso (Mendel I) http://www.nuernberger-hausbuecher.de/75-Amb-2-317-5-v/data

Amb. 317.2° Folio 7 verso (Mendel I) http://www.nuernberger-hausbuecher.de/75-Amb-2-317-7-v/data

Amb. 317.2° Folio 97 verso (Mendel I) http://www.nuernberger-hausbuecher.de/75-Amb-2-317-97-v/data

Amb. 317.2° Folio 108 recto (Mendel I) http://www.nuernberger-hausbuecher.de/75-Amb-2-317-108-r/data

Amb. 317b.2° Folio 5 verso (Mendel II) http://www.nuernberger-hausbuecher.de/75-Amb-2-317b-5-v/data

Amb. 317b.2° Folio 9 recto (Mendel II) http://www.nuernberger-hausbuecher.de/75-Amb-2-317b-9-r/data

Amb. 317b.2° Folio 11 verso (Mendel II) http://www.nuernberger-hausbuecher.de/75-Amb-2-317b-11-v/data

Amb. 317b.2° Folio 15 verso (Mendel II) http://www.nuernberger-hausbuecher.de/75-Amb-2-317b-15-v/data

Amb. 317b.2° Folio 19 verso (Mendel II) http://www.nuernberger-hausbuecher.de/75-Amb-2-317b-19-v/data

Jamestown Rediscovery, 1994 Interim Field Report. http://apva.org/rediscovery/page.php?page_id=471

A page about aiglets from "Cunnan", a Wiki for re-enactors of the Middle Ages and Renaissance with a heavy slant towards members of the SCA. http://cunnan.lochac.sca.org/mediawiki-1.23.6/index.php/Aglet

"Women always in the race. - La84" By Noel Tamini. Page two has an interesting paragraph. http://library.la84.org/OlympicInformationCenter/OlympicReview/1993/ore307/ORE307m.pdf

The "aglet" page from "Wikipedia", the free encyclopedia.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aglet

An example of a modern "aglet pliers" for attaching modern aglets to shoe laces. http://www.algeos.com/aglet_pliers.html

APA Citation: "Ellis, P. Berresford., English Heritage. (1993). Beeston Castle, Cheshire: a report on the excavations 1968-85 by Laurence Keen and Peter Hough. London: English Heritage." ISBN: 1850744297 (pbk). http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/004299018

The "Aiguillette" page from "Wikipedia", the free encyclopedia.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aiguillette

SOUTHEASTERN ARCHAEOLOGY 25(1) SUMMER 2006, IDENTIFYING FORT SAN JUAN: A SIXTEENTH-CENTURY SPANISH OCCUPATION AT THE BERRY SITE, NORTH CAROLINA, Robin A. Beck Jr., David G. Moore, and Christopher B. Rodning. http://www.tulane.edu/~crodning/beckmoorerodning2006.pdf

WorldCat entry for "A dictionary of terms in art." by F.W. Fairholt. http://www.worldcat.org/title/dictionary-of-terms-in-art/oclc/3504526

The web version of "A dictionary of terms in art" by F. W. Fairholt. (1903). https://archive.org/details/dictionaryofterm00fairuoft

Entry on "aglet" from the "MULTILINGUAL DICTIONARY: JEWELRY & GIFTWARE - GOLD - SILVER & PEWTERWARE. GEMS & GEMOLOGY - CLOCKS - WATCHES & HOROLOGY - AMBER - CORAL - JADE - IVORY - PEARLS - 28013 ENGLISH TERMS". http://www.jewels-gems-clocks-watches.com/gemdict_en/index.php?action=searchbox&le=&la=E&q=aglet&x=0&y=0

This a bad example of an aiglet. There are many things wrong with this so I am 99% certain that this is a replacement and not from the same date as the doublet it is on. Date: ca. 1580, Culture: European, Medium: silk, metallic thread, brass, Dimensions: Length at CB: 22 ¾ in. (57.8 cm), Credit Line: Catherine Breyer Van, Bomel Foundation Fund, 1978, Accession Number: 1978.128. http://www.metmuseum.org/collections/search-the-collections/83202?img=7

HISTOIRE GÉNÉRALE DE PARIS, COLLECTION DE DOCUMENTS, PUBLIÉE, SOUS LES AUSPICES DE LÉDILITÉ PARISIENNE, LES MÉTIERS DE PARIS. http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb32378247r