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. 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
  2. Capucci dionisiaco

    Capucci dionisiaco: Disegni per il teatro [Paperback]

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9788859618348
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    The catalog shows about eighty drawings by the fashion designer Roberto Capucci which were displayed in Florence (Palazzo Pitti) from January 9th to February 14th 2018. Those depicted are costumes designed for an imaginary show mo... .... Learn More
  3. Why Leather?

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

    Susanna Harris(Editor); Dr. 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
  4. Textiles and Cult in the Ancient Mediterranean

    Textiles and Cult in the Ancient Mediterranean [Hardback]

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

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781785706721
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    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, Ita... .... Learn More
  5. 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 ... .... 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)

    $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
  7. 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
  8. 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 refocu... .... Learn More
  9. Silk

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

    Berit Hildebrandt(Editor)

    $59.99

    ISBN: 9781785702792
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    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 ... .... 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)

    Regular Price: $59.99

    Special Price: $29.98

    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... .... Learn More

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