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. 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
  3. 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
    Volume: 30
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    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 of t... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  5. Dress and Society

    Dress and Society: Contributions from Archaeology [Paperback]

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

    Regular Price: £36.00

    Special Price: £27.00

    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
  6. 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
  7. 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
    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
  8. Iconic Costumes

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

    Ulla Mannering (Author)

    £38.00

    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 perspective. The source m... .... Learn More
  9. The Silk Industries of Medieval Paris

    The Silk Industries of Medieval Paris: Artisanal Migration Technological Innovation and Gendered Experience [Hardback]

    Sharon Farmer (Author)

    £45.50

    ISBN: 9780812248487
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    For more than one hundred years, from the last decade of the thirteenth century to the late fourteenth, Paris was the only western European town north of the Mediterranean basin to produce luxury silk cloth. What was the nature of the Parisia... .... Learn More
  10. Excavations at Francavilla Marittima 1991-2004: Spindle Whorls Volume 5: Finds Related to Textile Production from the Timpone Della Motta (British Archaeological Reports International Series)

    Excavations at Francavilla Marittima 1991-2004: Spindle Whorls Volume 5: Finds Related to Textile Production from the Timpone Della Motta (British Archaeological Reports International Series) [Paperback]

    Marianne Kleibrink (Author)

    £37.00

    ISBN: 9781407315409
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2806
    This fifth volume in a series of publications dealing with the excavations by Groningen University in 1991-2004 on the Timpone della Motta, Francavilla Marittima, Calabria (Italy), under the direction of the author, is preceded by four BAR vo... .... Learn More

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