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. Crafting Minoanisation

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

    Joanne Cutler (Author)

    Regular Price: £48.00

    Special Price: £36.00

    ISBN: 9781785709661
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 33
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    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
  2. Silk

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

    Berit Hildebrandt (Editor)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9781789255515
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 29
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    Already in Greek and Roman antiquity a vibrant series of exchange relationships existed between the Mediterranean regions and China, including the Indian subcontinent, along well-defined routes we call the Silk Roads. Among the many goods that fou... .... Learn More
  3. The Dyer's Handbook

    The Dyer's Handbook: Memoirs of an 18th Century Master Colourist [Paperback]

    Dominique Cardon (Author)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9781789255492
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 26
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    Persian blue, pomegranate flower, spiny lobster, wine soup, pale flesh, dove breast, golden wax, grass green, green sand, rotten olive, modest plum, agate, rich French gray, gunpowder of the English...these are just some of the colour names of old... .... Learn More
  4. Silk Roads

    Silk Roads: From Local Realities to Global Narratives [Hardback]

    Jeffrey D. Lerner (Editor); Yaohua Shi (Editor)

    Regular Price: £55.00

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    ISBN: 9781789254709
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    In recent decades, there has been a new surge of interest in the history and legacies of the Silk Roads both within academic and public discourses. A field of Silk Roads Studies has come into its own. Consciously mirroring the temperament of its s... .... Learn More
  5. Iconic Costumes

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

    Ulla Mannering (Author)

    £27.50

    ISBN: 9781789255478
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 25
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    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
  6. The Competition of Fibres

    The Competition of Fibres: Early Textile Production in Western Asia, Southeast and Central Europe (10,000–500 BC) [Paperback]

    Wolfram Schier (Editor); Susan Pollock (Editor)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789254297
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 36
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    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 produce textiles... .... Learn More
  7. 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: £36.00

    Special Price: £28.80

    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, political, econ... .... Learn More
  8. 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)

    £38.00

    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 analyses for the fi... .... Learn More
  9. Fashioned Selves

    Fashioned Selves: Dress and Identity in Antiquity [Paperback]

    Megan Cifarelli (Editor)

    £38.00

    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 of the social rol... .... Learn More
  10. Dressing the Scottish Court, 1543-1553

    Dressing the Scottish Court, 1543-1553: Clothing in The Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland [Hardback]

    Melanie Schuessler Bond (Author)

    Regular Price: £75.00

    Special Price: £50.00

    ISBN: 9781783272624
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Medieval and Renaissance Clothing and Textiles
    Volume: v. 3
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    The Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland document money spent by the royal treasury and contain numerous references to clothing and textiles. This volume is designed to make the rich material in the Accounts from the regency of the Earl... .... Learn More

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