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. The Competition of Fibers

    The Competition of Fibers: Early Textile Produciton in Western Asia, Southeast and Central Europe (10000-500BCE) [Paperback]

    Dr. Wolfram Schier(Editor); Prof. Dr Susan Pollock(Editor)

    Regular Price: $55.00

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    ISBN: 9781789254297
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 38
    The central issues discussed in this new collected work in the highly successful ancient textiles series are the relationships between fiber resources and availability on the one hand and the ways those resources were exploited to ... .... Learn More
  2. Wool Economy in the Ancient Near East and the Aegean

    Wool Economy in the Ancient Near East and the Aegean: From the Beginnings of Sheep Husbandry to Institutional Textile Industry [Paperback]

    Catherine Breniquet(Editor); Cécile Michel(Editor)

    $49.99

    ISBN: 9781789253801
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 17
    The history of the Ancient Near East covers a huge chronological frame, from the first pictographic texts of the late 4th millennium to the conquest of Alexander the Great in 333 BC. During these millennia, different societies dev... .... Learn More
  3. Crafting Minoanisation

    Crafting Minoanisation: Textiles, Crafts Production & Social Dynamics in the Bronze Age Southern Aegean [Hardback]

    Joanne Cutler(Author)

    Regular Price: $80.00

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    ISBN: 9781785709661
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 33
    The mid second millennium BC material record of the southern Aegean shows evidence of strong Cretan influence. This phenomenon has traditionally been seen in terms of ‘Minoanisation’, but the nature and degree of Creta... .... Learn More
  4. The Lost Art of the Anglo-Saxon World

    The Lost Art of the Anglo-Saxon World: The Sacred and Secular Power of Embroidery [Paperback]

    Alexandra Lester-Makin(Author)

    Regular Price: $55.00

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    ISBN: 9781789251449
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 35
    This latest title in the highly successful Ancient Textiles series is the first substantial monograph-length historiography of early medieval embroideries and their context within the British Isles. The book brings together and ana... .... Learn More
  5. Textiles and Textile Production in Europe

    Textiles and Textile Production in Europe: From Prehistory to AD 400 [Paperback]

    Margarita Gleba(Editor); Ulla Mannering(Editor)

    Regular Price: $49.99

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    ISBN: 9781789253429
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 11
    There is evidence that ever since early prehistory, textiles have always had more than simply a utilitarian function. Textiles express who we are - our gender, age, family affiliation, occupation, religion, ethnicity and social, po... .... Learn More
  6. Textiles and the Medieval Economy

    Textiles and the Medieval Economy: Production, Trade, and Consumption of Textiles, 8th–16th Centuries [Paperback]

    Angela Ling Huang(Editor); Carsten Jahnke(Editor)

    Regular Price: $55.00

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    ISBN: 9781789252095
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 16
    Archaeologists and textile historians bring together 16 papers to investigate the production, trade and consumption of textiles in Scandinavia and across parts of northern and Mediterranean Europe throughout the medieval period. Ar... .... Learn More
  7. Fashioned Selves

    Fashioned Selves: Dress and Identity in Antiquity [Paperback]

    Megan Cifarelli(Editor)

    $55.00

    ISBN: 9781789252545
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The study of dress in antiquity has expanded in the last 20 years, evolving from investigations of costume and ethnicity in ancient art and texts and analyses of terms relating to textiles and their production, to broader studies o... .... Learn More
  8. First Textiles

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

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

    $70.00

    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, c... .... Learn More
  9. Ancient Textiles Modern Science II

    Ancient Textiles Modern Science II [Paperback]

    Heather Hopkins(Editor); Katrin Kania(Editor)

    $46.00

    ISBN: 9781789251203
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient textiles
    Volume: 34
    Ancient Textiles Modern Science II follows the success of the first proceedings, published in 2013, that catalogued the Forum’s formative years. This proceedings highlights the range of subjects and approaches, from improved ... .... Learn More
  10. Una vita a gioiello

    Una vita a gioiello [Paperback]

    Patrizia di Carrobio(Author); Francesca Joppolo(Editor)

    $20.00

    ISBN: 9788859617525
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Text in Italian:

    It goes without saying that jewels are not just ornaments: precious stones, necklaces, rings help us to express our way of being. They remind us of particular moments or special people, sometimes we wear th... .... Learn More

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