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, Carpets and Costumes

    Textiles, Carpets and Costumes [Hardback]

    Michael Franses (Author)

    £89.00

    ISBN: 9781874780786
    Published by : Khalili Collections
    Series: The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art
    Volume: 14
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The Collection includes more than 250 textiles, embroideries, carpets and costumes from across the Islamic lands dating from the 6th to the 19th centuries.
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  2. First Textiles

    First Textiles: The Beginnings of Textile Production in Europe and the Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Małgorzata Siennicka (Editor); Lorenz Rahmstorf (Editor); Agata Ulanowska (Editor)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £34.00

    ISBN: 9781785707988
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 32
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Textile production and the manufacture of clothing was one of the most essential daily activities in prehistory. Textiles were significant objects of practical use, and at the same time had cultural, social and symbolic meaning, crucial for displa... .... Learn More
  3. Textiles and Cult in the Ancient Mediterranean

    Textiles and Cult in the Ancient Mediterranean [Hardback]

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

    Regular Price: £48.00

    Special Price: £36.00

    ISBN: 9781785706721
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 31
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  4. Treasures from the Sea

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

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

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £28.50

    ISBN: 9781785704352
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    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 from the glands... .... Learn More
  5. Unravelling Textiles: A Handbook for the Preservation of Textile Collections

    Unravelling Textiles: A Handbook for the Preservation of Textile Collections [Paperback]

    Foekje Boersma (Author)

    £32.50

    ISBN: 9781904982982
    Published by : Archetype
    This book (first published in the Netherlands as Op de keper beschouwd. Handboek voor het behoud van textielcollecties), sets out to present the basic information necessary for the professional safekeeping of textile collections.
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  6. What Shall I Say of Clothes?

    What Shall I Say of Clothes? [Paperback]

    Megan Cifarelli (Editor); Laura Gawlinski (Editor)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781931909341
    Published by : Archaeological Institute of America
    The essays in this volume engage explicitly in a variety of theoretical and methodological strategies for the interpretation of dress, dressed bodies, and their representations in the ancient world. Authors draw from a wide range of disciplin... .... Learn More
  7. The Burial Dress of the Rus' in the Upper Volga Region (Late 10th-13th Centuries)

    The Burial Dress of the Rus' in the Upper Volga Region (Late 10th-13th Centuries) [Hardback]

    Iuliia Stepanova (Author)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9789004314658
    Published by : Brill
    Series: East Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 450-1450
    Volume: 43
    This book is devoted to the Old Rus' dress of the Upper Volga area, as gleaned from the archaeological evidence of the burial sites. The organic remains of dress and metal and glass ornaments and fasteners are considered. Issues such as the social... .... Learn More
  8. Dress and Society

    Dress and Society: Contributions from Archaeology [Paperback]

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

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781785703157
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    While traditional studies of dress and jewellery 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 la... .... Learn More
  9. Silk

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

    Berit Hildebrandt (Editor)

    £40.00

    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 subcontinent, along well-defined routes we call the Silk Roads. Among... .... Learn More
  10. Gods and Garments

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

    Cecilie Brøns (Author)

    £40.00

    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 text... .... Learn More

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