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)

    $120.00

    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. Be Jeweled

    Be Jeweled [Paperback]

    Patrizia di Carrobio (Author)

    $20.00

    ISBN: 9788859617532
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    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 them or offer them as gift... .... Learn More
  4. Una vita a gioiello

    Una vita a gioiello [Paperback]

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

    $20.00

    ISBN: 9788859617525
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    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 them or offer them as gift... .... Learn More
  5. The Decorative Designs of C.F.A. Voysey

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

    Stuart Durant (Author)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9780718893880
    Published by : Lutterworth Press
    The Decorative Design of C.F.A. Voysey is the first book to place Voysey in his times. His was a dynamic age; ‘Our descendants will envy the dawn through which we are passing’, wrote a contemporary. Voysey’s houses appealed to a forward-looking ge... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. Woven Splendour

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

    Cynthia de Glorgio (Author)

    $50.00

    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
  8. 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
  9. Treasures from the Sea

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

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

    $55.00

    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
  10. 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

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