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. Tracing Textile Production from the Viking Age to the Middle Ages

    Tracing Textile Production from the Viking Age to the Middle Ages: Tools, Textiles, Texts and Contexts [Hardback]

    Ingvild Øye (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789257779
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    This book concerns textile production at the fringes of north-western Europe - areas in western Norway and the North Atlantic in the expanding, dynamic and transformative period from the early Viking Age into the Middle Ages. Textiles constitute o... .... Learn More
  2. Exploring Ancient Textiles

    Exploring Ancient Textiles: Pushing the Boundaries of Established Methodologies [Paperback]

    Alistair Dickey (Editor); Margarita Gleba (Editor); Sarah Hitchens (Editor); Gabriella Longhitano (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789257250
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Over the past 30 years, research on archaeological textiles has developed into an important field of scientific study. It has greatly benefited from interdisciplinary approaches, which combine the application of advanced technological knowledge to... .... Learn More
  3. Textiles in Ancient Mediterranean Iconography

    Textiles in Ancient Mediterranean Iconography [Hardback]

    Susanna Harris (Editor); Cecilie Brøns (Editor); Marta Zuchowska (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789257212
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 38
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    This volume provides an ambitious synopsis of the complex, colourful world of textiles in ancient Mediterranean iconography. A wealth of information on ancient textiles is available from depictions such as sculpture, vase painting, figurines, reli... .... Learn More
  4. Ikat from Timor and its outer Islands

    Ikat from Timor and its outer Islands: Insular and Interwoven [Paperback]

    Peter Ten Hoopen (Author)

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    ISBN: 9789464280128
    Published by : Sidestone Press
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    This is the first study to focus on ikat of the Timor region from a technical perspective, including microscopy and design analysis of asymmetry, an understudied subject. Paradoxically this technical perspective highlights the human factor. Focuse... .... Learn More
  5. Ikat from Timor and its outer Islands

    Ikat from Timor and its outer Islands: Insular and Interwoven [Hardback]

    Peter Ten Hoopen (Author)

    Regular Price: £180.00

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    ISBN: 9789464280135
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    This is the first study to focus on ikat of the Timor region from a technical perspective, including microscopy and design analysis of asymmetry, an understudied subject. Paradoxically this technical perspective highlights the human factor. Focuse... .... Learn More
  6. First Textiles

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

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

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    ISBN: 9781789256871
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    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
  7. Crafting Textiles

    Crafting Textiles: Tablet Weaving, Sprang, Lace and Other Techniques from the Bronze Age to the Early 17th Century [Paperback]

    Frances Pritchard (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789257595
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 39
    New research into the techniques of tablet weaving, sprang, braiding, knotting and lace is presented in this lavishly illustrated volume written by leading specialists from Austria, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and... .... Learn More
  8. Crafting Minoanisation

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

    Joanne Elizabeth Cutler (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785709661
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    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 Cretan influence, and the process/... .... Learn More
  9. Textile Activity and Cultural Identity in Sicily Between the Late Bronze Age and Archaic Period

    Textile Activity and Cultural Identity in Sicily Between the Late Bronze Age and Archaic Period [Paperback]

    Gabriella Longhitano (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789255997
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 37
    Clothing was an essential part of material culture in ancient societies both as a form of body protection and as house equipment. Besides a practical function, textiles played a crucial role in communicating various aspects of social and personal ... .... Learn More
  10. Iconic Costumes

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

    Ulla Mannering (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789255478
    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

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