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

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    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. 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: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789251449
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 35
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    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
  3. 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)

    £75.00

    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
  4. The Book of Looms

    The Book of Looms: A History of the Handloom from Ancient Times to the Present [Paperback]

    Eric Broudy (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9781512603361
    Published by : University Press of New England
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    The handloom—often no more than a bundle of sticks and a few lengths of cordage—has been known to almost all cultures for thousands of years. Eric Broudy places the wide variety of handlooms in historical context. What influenced their development... .... Learn More
  5. First Textiles

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

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

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9781785707988
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 32
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    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
  6. Ancient Textiles Modern Science II

    Ancient Textiles Modern Science II [Paperback]

    Heather Hopkins (Editor); Katrin Kania (Editor)

    Regular Price: £35.00

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    ISBN: 9781789251203
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 34
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    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 forms of notation for... .... Learn More
  7. Threads of Global Desire: Silk in the Pre-Modern World

    Threads of Global Desire: Silk in the Pre-Modern World [Hardback]

    Dagmar Schafer (Editor); Giorgio Riello (Editor); Luca Mola (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781783272938
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Pasold Studies in Textile, Dress and Fashion History
    The silk industry was one of the most important fields of production in the medieval and early modern world. For several centuries, silk fabrics were globally identified as luxury goods. Silk cloth was an important medium for the transmission of d... .... Learn More
  8. Textiles in the Neo-assyrian Empire: A Study on Textile Terminology in Assyrian Texts (Studies in Ancient Near Eastern Records)

    Textiles in the Neo-assyrian Empire: A Study on Textile Terminology in Assyrian Texts (Studies in Ancient Near Eastern Records) [Hardback]

    Salvatore Gaspa (Author)

    £119.95

    ISBN: 9781501510748
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
    This book brings together our present-day knowledge about textile terminology in the Akkadian language of the first-millennium BC. In fact, the progress in the study of the Assyrian dialect and its grammar and lexicon has shown the increasing impo... .... Learn More
  9. The Chasuble of Thomas Becket: A Biography

    The Chasuble of Thomas Becket: A Biography [Hardback]

    Avinoam Shalem (Editor)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9783777425191
    Published by : Hirmer Verlag GmbH
    Venerated as a relic of St Thomas of Canterbury, the chasuble was produced in Spanish-Muslim workshops and probably reached Italy as a donation to the Cathedral of Fermo in about 1200. Despite its outstanding artistic quality and fascinating histo... .... Learn More
  10. Dress and Personal Appearance in Late Antiquity: The Clothing of the Middle and Lower Classes

    Dress and Personal Appearance in Late Antiquity: The Clothing of the Middle and Lower Classes [Paperback]

    Faith Pennick Morgan (Author)

    £136.00

    ISBN: 9789004343955
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Late Antique Archaeology (Supplementary Series)
    Volume: 1
    This book examines the dress and personal appearance of members of the middle and lower classes in the eastern Mediterranean region during the 4th to 8th centuries. Written, art historical and archaeological evidence is assessed with a view to und... .... Learn More

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