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 and Cult in the Ancient Mediterranean

    Textiles and Cult in the Ancient Mediterranean [Hardback]

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

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    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
  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)

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    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)

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    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)

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    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)

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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. The Silk Industries of Medieval Paris

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

    Sharon Farmer (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780812248487
    Published by : Pennsylvania University 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
  7. Textile Production in Classical Athens

    Textile Production in Classical Athens [Hardback]

    Stella Spantidaki (Author)

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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
  8. 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)

    £40.00

    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
  9. Woven Threads

    Woven Threads [Hardback]

    Maria C. Shaw (Editor); Anne. P. Chapin (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785700583
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 22
    Woven textiles are produced by nearly all human societies. This volume investigates evidence for patterned textiles (that is, textiles woven with elaborate designs) that were produced by two early Mediterranean civilisations: the Minoans of Crete ... .... Learn More
  10. Tools, Textiles and Contexts

    Tools, Textiles and Contexts: Textile Production in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean Bronze Age [Hardback]

    Eva Andersson Strand (Editor); Marie-Louise Nosch (Editor)

    £48.00

    ISBN: 9781842174722
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 21
    Textile production is one of the most important crafts in Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean Bronze Age societies and recent interdisciplinary and collaborative work offers crucial new perspectives into this field. The new and updated catalogue of a... .... Learn More

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