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. 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
  2. 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
    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
  3. First Textiles

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

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

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781789256871
    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
  4. Crafting Minoanisation

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

    Joanne Cutler (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785709661
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    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    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
  5. 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
    Volume: 37
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    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 pers... .... Learn More
  6. Silk

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

    Berit Hildebrandt (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789255515
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 29
    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
  7. 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
  8. The Dyer's Handbook

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

    Dominique Cardon (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789255492
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 26
    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
  9. Silk Roads

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

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

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    ISBN: 9781789254709
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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
  10. 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)

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    ISBN: 9781789254297
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 36
    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

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