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. 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: $70.00

    Special Price: $52.50

    ISBN: 9781785707988
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 32
    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
  2. Why Leather?

    Why Leather?: The Material and Cultural Dimensions of Leather [Hardback]

    Susanna Harris (Editor); Andre J. Veldmeijer (Editor)


    ISBN: 9789088904707
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This pioneering volume brings together specialists from contemporary craft and industry and from archaeology to examine both the material properties and the cultural dimensions of leather. The common occurrence of animal skin prod... .... Learn More
  3. The Decorative Designs of C.F.A. Voysey

    The Decorative Designs of C.F.A. Voysey: From the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects. New Revised Edition [Paperback]

    Stuart Durant (Author)


    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
  4. 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

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    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
  5. Woven Splendour

    Woven Splendour: The Tapestries at the Conventual Church of the Knights of Malta [Hardback]

    Cynthia de Glorgio (Author)


    ISBN: 9789993276036
    Published by : Midsea Books
    The first in-depth study of the set of magnificent series of tapestries treasured at St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta. In 1697, as the Spanish Grand Master Ramon Perellos y Roccaful sat in his palace, contemplating on the gift which he should gi... .... Learn More
  6. 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)


    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
  7. Treasures from the Sea

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

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


    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
  8. Dress and Society

    Dress and Society: contributions from archaeology [Paperback]

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


    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
  9. Silk

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

    Berit Hildebrandt (Editor)


    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
  10. Gods and Garments

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

    Cecilie Brøns (Author)


    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

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