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. 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
  2. Habsburg Tapestries

    Habsburg Tapestries [Hardback]

    I. Buchanan (Author)

    £160.00

    ISBN: 9782503516707
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: STUDIES IN WESTERN TAPESTRY
    Volume: 4
    The Flemish tapestries collected by the Habsburg rulers of the Low Countries are among the most beautiful art works of the Renaissance period. This book places these important tapestries in their historical and cultural context. Part I of the book... .... Learn More
  3. Gods and Garments

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

    Cecilie Brøns (Author)

    £40.00

    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
  4. 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
  5. The Silk Industries of Medieval Paris

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

    Sharon Farmer (Author)

    £56.00

    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
  6. English Medieval Embroidery: Opus Anglicanum

    English Medieval Embroidery: Opus Anglicanum [Hardback]

    M. A. Michael (Editor); Glyn Davies (Editor); Clare Browne (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780300222005
    Published by : Yale University Press
    In medieval Europe, embroidered textiles were indispensable symbols of wealth and power. Owing to their quality, complexity, and magnificence, English embroideries enjoyed international demand and can be traced in Continental sources as opus angli... .... Learn More
  7. Excavations at Francavilla Marittima 1991-2004: Spindle Whorls Volume 5: Finds Related to Textile Production from the Timpone Della Motta (British Archaeological Reports International Series)

    Excavations at Francavilla Marittima 1991-2004: Spindle Whorls Volume 5: Finds Related to Textile Production from the Timpone Della Motta (British Archaeological Reports International Series) [Paperback]

    Marianne Kleibrink (Author)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9781407315409
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2806
    This fifth volume in a series of publications dealing with the excavations by Groningen University in 1991-2004 on the Timpone della Motta, Francavilla Marittima, Calabria (Italy), under the direction of the author, is preceded by four BAR volumes... .... Learn More
  8. The Age of Opus Anglicanum

    The Age of Opus Anglicanum [Hardback]

    Michael A Michael (Editor)

    £93.50

    ISBN: 9781909400412
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Studies in English Medieval Embroidery
    Volume: 1
    This volume, the first to appear in a series of Studies in English Medieval Embroidery, contains the papers delivered at a Symposium held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London in February 2013, which was designed to re-vitalize research and ... .... Learn More
  9. Textile Production in Classical Athens

    Textile Production in Classical Athens [Hardback]

    Stella Spantidaki (Author)

    £40.00

    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
  10. Ruffians and Loose Women

    Ruffians and Loose Women: More words and phrases derived from textiles [Paperback]

    Elinor Kapp (Author)

    £9.99

    ISBN: 9780957475922
    Published by : Elinor Kapp
    This book is a collection of words and phrases for articles that can be made from cloth and thread. The words all have a textile origin, but have gone on to take wing and are used in common speech as metaphors, and in proverbs and rhymes in a figu... .... Learn More

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