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. Why Leather?

    Why Leather?: The Material and Cultural Dimensions of Leather [Paperback]

    Susanna Harris (Editor); Andre J. Veldmeijer (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9789088902611
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This pioneering volume brings together specialists from contemporary craft and industry and from archaeology to examine both the material properties and the cultural dimensions of leather. The common occurrence of animal skin products through time... .... Learn More
  2. The Roman Textile Industry and its influence

    The Roman Textile Industry and its influence [Paperback]

    Penelope Walton Rogers (Author); Lise Bender Jorgensen (Author); Antoinette Rast-Eicher (Author)

    £26.00

    ISBN: 9781782977407
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Textiles were a hugely important Roman industry yet, because of their perishable nature, only fragments remain. These twenty-two essays provide a detailed study of surviving fragments from across the Roman world, from the dry sands of Egypt to ... .... Learn More
  3. Fashionable Encounters

    Fashionable Encounters: Perspectives and trends in textile and dress in the Early Modern Nordic World [Hardback]

    Tove Engelhardt Mathiassen (Editor); Marie-Louise Nosch (Editor); Maj Ringgaard (Editor); Kirsten Toftegaard (Editor); Mikkel Venborg Pederson (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781782973829
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 14
    At the heart of this anthology lies the world of fashion: a concept that pervades the realm of clothes and dress; appearances and fashionable manners; interior design; ideas and attitudes. Here sixteen papers focus on the Nordic world (Denmark, No... .... Learn More
  4. Silk for the Vikings

    Silk for the Vikings [Paperback]

    Marianne Vedeler (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781782972150
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 15
    The analysis of silk is a fascinating topic for research in itself but here, focusing on the 9th and 10th centuries, Marianne Vedeler takes a closer look at the trade routes and the organization of production, trade and consumption of silk during ... .... Learn More
  5. NESAT XI: The North European Symposium for Archaeological Textiles XI. 10-13 May 2011 in Esslingen am Neckar

    NESAT XI: The North European Symposium for Archaeological Textiles XI. 10-13 May 2011 in Esslingen am Neckar [Hardback]

    Regular Price: £65.00

    Special Price: £40.00

    ISBN: 9783867570022
    Published by : Verlag Marie Leidorf GmbH
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  6. Making Textiles in pre-Roman and Roman Times

    Making Textiles in pre-Roman and Roman Times: People, Places, Identities [Hardback]

    Margarita Gleba (Editor); Judit Pásztókai-Szeőke (Editor)

    Regular Price: £35.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9781842177679
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 13
    Textile production is an economic necessity that has confronted all societies in the past. While most textiles were manufactured at a household level, valued textiles were traded over long distances and these trade networks were influenced by raw ... .... Learn More
  7. Textile Terminologies in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean from the Third to the First Millennia BC

    Textile Terminologies in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean from the Third to the First Millennia BC [Paperback]

    Cécile Michel (Editor); Marie-Louise Nosch (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781782973911
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 8
    Written sources from the ancient Near East and eastern Mediterranean, from the third to the first millennia BC, provide a wealth of terms for textiles. The twenty-two chapters in the present volume offer the first comprehensive survey of this impo... .... Learn More
  8. Ancient Textiles, Modern Science

    Ancient Textiles, Modern Science [Paperback]

    Heather Hopkins (Editor)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781842176641
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The European Textile Forum was founded as an annual meeting for academics, craftspeople, re-enactors and enthusiasts to share their experiences and compare notes. With varied day workshops and evening lectures, the ‘Textilforum’ has something for ... .... Learn More
  9. Engendering Objects

    Engendering Objects [Paperback]

    Anna-Karina Hermkens (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9789088901454
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Engendering objects explores social and cultural dynamics among Maisin people in Collingwood Bay (Papua New Guinea) through the lens of material culture. Focusing upon the visually stimulating decorated barkcloths that are used as male and female ... .... Learn More
  10. Unravelling Textiles: A Handbook for the Preservation of Textile Collections

    Unravelling Textiles: A Handbook for the Preservation of Textile Collections [Paperback]

    Foekje Boersma (Author)

    Regular Price: £32.50

    Special Price: £25.00

    ISBN: 9781904982982
    Published by : Archetype
    This book (first published in the Netherlands as Op de keper beschouwd. Handboek voor het behoud van textielcollecties), sets out to present the basic information necessary for the professional safekeeping of textile collections. Aimed at curato... .... Learn More

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