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. First Textiles

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

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

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £34.00

    ISBN: 9781785707988
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 32
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  2. 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
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    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
  3. 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
  4. Textiles, Carpets and Costumes

    Textiles, Carpets and Costumes [Hardback]

    Michael Franses (Author)

    £89.00

    ISBN: 9781874780786
    Published by : Khalili Collections
    Series: The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art
    Volume: 14
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    The Collection includes more than 250 textiles, embroideries, carpets and costumes from across the Islamic lands dating from the 6th to the 19th centuries.
    This volume is in two parts, the first covering early Central Asia, Iran and Egypt, t... .... Learn More
  5. Woven into the Earth

    Woven into the Earth: Textile Finds in Norse Greenland [Hardback]

    Else Ostergaard (Author)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9788772889351
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    One of the century's most spectacular archaeological finds occurred in 1921 -- a year before Howard Carter stumbled upon Tutankhamun's tomb -- when Poul Norlund recovered dozens of garments from a graveyard in the Norse settlement of Herjolfsnaes,... .... Learn More
  6. Textiles of the Middle East and Central Asia: The Fabric of Life

    Textiles of the Middle East and Central Asia: The Fabric of Life [Hardback]

    Fahmida Suleman (Author)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9780500519912
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    Textiles of the Middle East and Central Asia explores the significance and beauty of textiles from across this vast and culturally diverse region dating from the late eighteenth century to the present day. From the intricate embroidery on a Palest... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. Woven Splendour

    Woven Splendour: The Tapestries at St John's Conventual Church, Valletta Malta [Hardback]

    Cynthia de Glorgio (Author)

    £37.00

    ISBN: 9789993276036
    Published by : Midsea Books
    In 1697, as the Spanish Grand Master Ramon Perellos y Roccaful sat in his palace, contemplating on the gift which he should give to the conventual church of the Hospitaller Order of the Knights of St John the Baptist in order to immortalise his ma... .... Learn More
  9. Treasures from the Sea

    Treasures from the Sea: Sea Silk and Shellfish Purple Dye in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Hedvig Landenius Enegren (Editor); Francesco Meo (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781785704352
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    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 from the glands of t... .... Learn More
  10. What Shall I Say of Clothes?

    What Shall I Say of Clothes? [Paperback]

    Megan Cifarelli (Editor); Laura Gawlinski (Editor)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781931909341
    Published by : Archaeological Institute of America
    The essays in this volume engage explicitly in a variety of theoretical and methodological strategies for the interpretation of dress, dressed bodies, and their representations in the ancient world. Authors draw from a wide range of disciplinary f... .... Learn More

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