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. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  2. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  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. Medieval Garments Reconstructed

    Medieval Garments Reconstructed: Norse Clothing Patterns [Hardback]

    Else Ostergard (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9788779342989
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Short introduction to the amazing finds of garments from the Norse settlement of Herjolfnes in Greenland by Else Østergård. Chapters on technique: production of the tread, dyeing, weaving techniques, cutting and sewing by Anna Nørgaard. Measuremen... .... Learn More

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