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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  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. 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
  10. Iconic Costumes

    Iconic Costumes: Scandinavian Late Iron Age Costume Iconography [eBook (epub)]

    Ulla Mannering(Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9781785702167
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    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 perspect... .... Learn More

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