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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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. 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

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    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
  3. 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
    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
  4. 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
  5. 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

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    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
  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
    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. First Textiles

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

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

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781785707988
    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
  8. 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)

    Regular Price: £136.00

    Special Price: £90.00

    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
  9. Pre-Columbian Woven Treasures in the National Museum of Denmark

    Pre-Columbian Woven Treasures in the National Museum of Denmark [Paperback]

    Lena Bjerregaard (Author)

    £15.50

    ISBN: 9788789384917
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    The tremendous collection of about 500 pre-Columbian textiles held in the National Museum of Denmark are catalogued in this slightly oversized volume. The textiles, which are mainly fragments, date from c.500 BC-1550 AD and were found in tombs in ... .... Learn More
  10. Textiles and Cult in the Ancient Mediterranean

    Textiles and Cult in the Ancient Mediterranean [Hardback]

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

    £48.00

    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

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