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. 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
  2. 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
  3. Dress and Society

    Dress and Society: Contributions from Archaeology [Paperback]

    T. F. Martin (Editor); R. Weetch (Editor)

    Regular Price: £36.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9781785703157
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    While traditional studies of dress and jewellery have tended to focus purely on reconstruction or descriptions of style, chronology and typology, the social context of costume is now a major research area in archaeology. This refocusing is largely... .... Learn More
  4. Silk

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

    Berit Hildebrandt (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781785702792
    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
  5. Gods and Garments

    Gods and Garments: Textiles in Greek Sanctuaries in the 7th to the 1st Centuries BC [Hardback]

    Cecilie Brøns (Author)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781785703553
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 28
    Textiles comprise a vast and wide category of material culture and constitute a crucial part of the ancient economy. Yet, studies of classical antiquity still often leave out this important category of material culture, partly due to the textiles ... .... Learn More
  6. Iconic Costumes

    Iconic Costumes: Scandinavian Late Iron Age Costume Iconography [Hardback]

    Ulla Mannering (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781785702150
    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
  7. The Silk Industries of Medieval Paris

    The Silk Industries of Medieval Paris: Artisanal Migration Technological Innovation and Gendered Experience [Hardback]

    Sharon Farmer (Author)

    Regular Price: £58.00

    Special Price: £40.00

    ISBN: 9780812248487
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    For more than one hundred years, from the last decade of the thirteenth century to the late fourteenth, Paris was the only western European town north of the Mediterranean basin to produce luxury silk cloth. What was the nature of the Parisian sil... .... Learn More
  8. Textile Production in Classical Athens

    Textile Production in Classical Athens [Hardback]

    Stella Spantidaki (Author)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781785702525
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 27
    Textile technology is older than any other ancient craft and is an instance of cognitive archaeology that provides vital information about society. In ancient Greece, textiles were considered among the principal and most fundamental cultural expre... .... Learn More
  9. Spinning Fates and the Song of the Loom

    Spinning Fates and the Song of the Loom: The Use of Textiles, Clothing and Cloth Production as Metaphor, Symbol and Narrative Device in Greek and Latin Literature [Hardback]

    Marie Louise Nosch (Editor); Mary Harlow (Editor); Giovanni Fanfani (Editor)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781785701603
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 24
    Textile imagery is pervasive in classical literature. An awareness of the craft and technology of weaving and spinning, of the production and consumption of clothing items, and of the social and religious significance of garments is key to the ap... .... Learn More
  10. The Dyer's Handbook

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

    Dominique Cardon (Author)

    £48.00

    ISBN: 9781785702112
    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

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