Textiles & Weaving, Clothing & Stitchery

Archaeological textiles and textile production, preservation techniques, styles of dress, and textiles in past economies, societies and cultures.

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  1. Textiles and Cult in the Ancient Mediterranean

    Textiles and Cult in the Ancient Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Cecilie Brøns (Editor); Marie-Louise Nosch (Editor)

    Regular Price: $80.00

    Special Price: $60.00

    ISBN: 9781785706721
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 31
    Twenty-four experts from the fields of Ancient History, Semitic philology, Assyriology, Classical Archaeology, and Classical Philology come together in this volume to explore the role of textiles in ancient religion in Greece, Italy, The Levant an... .... Learn More
  2. The Decorative Designs of C.F.A. Voysey

    The Decorative Designs of C.F.A. Voysey: New Revised Edition [Paperback]

    Stuart Durant (Author)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9780718893880
    Published by : Lutterworth Press
    Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (1857-1941) is chiefly remembered today as one of the leading domestic architects of the early twentieth century. Before his career was established, however, to supplement his income he started to design fabrics and... .... Learn More
  3. Treasures from the Sea

    Treasures from the Sea: Sea Silk & Shellfish Purple Dye in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Hedvig Landenius Enegren (Editor); Francesco Meo (Editor)

    Regular Price: $55.00

    Special Price: $41.25

    ISBN: 9781785704352
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient textiles
    Volume: 30
    This interdisciplinary volume presents a collection of 17 papers which treat the current state of research on two marine resources used in ancient textile manufacture, shellfish purple dye and sea silk. Purple dye is extracted fro... .... Learn More
  4. Dress and Society

    Dress and Society: contributions from archaeology [Paperback]

    T. F. Martin (Editor); R. Weech (Editor)

    $49.99

    ISBN: 9781785703157
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    While traditional studies of dress and jewelry have tended to focus purely on reconstruction or descriptions of style, chronology and typology, the social context of costume is now a major research area in archaeology. This refocusing is largely a... .... Learn More
  5. The Velvets / I Velluti

    The Velvets / I Velluti: In the Collection of the Costume Gallery in Florence / Nella collezione della Galleria del Costume di Firenze [Paperback]

    Roberta Orsi Landini (Author)

    $199.00

    ISBN: 9788856403350
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    The Costume Gallery of Florence keeps a prestigious collection of antique fabrics, most of which still unknown to the public and experts. The gem of the collection are the 400 pieces of silk velvet produced between the XV and the ... .... Learn More
  6. Silk

    Silk: Trade and Exchange along the Silk Roads between Rome and China in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Berit Hildebrandt (Editor)

    $59.99

    ISBN: 9781785702792
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient textiles series
    Volume: 29
    "Already in Greek and Roman antiquity a vibrant series of exchange relationships existed between the Mediterranean regions and China, including the Indian subcontinents along well-defined routes we call the Silk Roads. Among the many goods that fo... .... Learn More
  7. Gods and Garments

    Gods and Garments: Textiles in Greek Sanctuaries in the 7th to the 1st Centuries BC [Hardback]

    Cecilie Brøns (Author)

    $59.99

    ISBN: 9781785703553
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 28
    Textiles comprise a vast and wide category of material culture and constitute a crucial part of the ancient economy. Yet, studies of classical antiquity still often leave out this important category of material culture, partly due to the textiles ... .... Learn More
  8. Iconic Costumes

    Iconic Costumes: Scandinavian Late Iron Age Costume Iconography [Hardback]

    Ulla Mannering (Author)

    $55.00

    ISBN: 9781785702150
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 25
    This richly illustrated book presents a selection of the rich and varied iconographic material from the Scandinavian Late Iron Age (AD 400-1050) depicting clothed human figures, from an archaeological textile and clothing perspect... .... Learn More
  9. Ruffians and Loose Women

    Ruffians and Loose Women: More words derived from textiles [Paperback]

    Elinor Kapp (Author)

    $18.00

    ISBN: 9780957475922
    Published by : Elinor Kapp
    This book is a collection of words and phrases for articles that can be made from cloth and thread. The words all have a textile origin, but have gone on to take wing and are used in common speech as metaphors, and in proverbs and rhymes in a figu... .... Learn More
  10. Textile Production in Classical Athens

    Textile Production in Classical Athens [Hardback]

    Stella Spantidaki (Author)

    $55.00

    ISBN: 9781785702525
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 27
    Textile technology is older than any other ancient craft and is an instance of cognitive archaeology that provides vital information about society. In ancient Greece, textiles were considered among the principal and most fundament... .... Learn More

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