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. Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlock'd

    Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlock'd [Paperback]

    Janet Arnold (Editor)

    £54.99

    ISBN: 9781909662537
    Published by : Maney Publishing
    The vast wardrobe of Queen Elizabeth I is legendary: in her own time some of the richly embroidered gowns were displayed with other treasures to dazzle the eyes of foreign visitors to the Tower of London. The quantity of clothes recorded in the in... .... Learn More
  2. Prehistoric, Ancient Near Eastern & Aegean Textiles and Dress

    Prehistoric, Ancient Near Eastern & Aegean Textiles and Dress: An Interdisciplinary Anthology [Hardback]

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

    Regular Price: £40.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9781782977193
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 18
    Textile and dress production, from raw materials to finished items, has had a significant impact on society from its earliest history. The essays in this volume offer a fresh insight into the emerging interdisciplinary research fi... .... Learn More
  3. Greek and Roman Textiles and Dress

    Greek and Roman Textiles and Dress [Hardback]

    Mary Harlow (Editor); Marie-Louise Nosch (Editor)

    £48.00

    ISBN: 9781782977155
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 19
    Twenty chapters present the range of current research into the study of textiles and dress in classical antiquity, stressing the need for cross and inter-disciplinarity study in order to gain the fullest picture of surviving material. Issues addre... .... Learn More
  4. Global Textile Encounters

    Global Textile Encounters [Paperback]

    Marie-Louise Nosch (Editor); Zhao Feng (Editor); Lotika Varadarajan (Editor)

    Regular Price: £12.00

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9781782977353
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 20
    Global Textile Encounters is a fascinating journey into three significant textiles and clothing cultures: China, India and Europe. The common thread is how fashions and traditions have travelled through space and time. In this richly illustrated a... .... Learn More
  5. Dress and Ideology: Fashioning Identity from Antiquity to the Present

    Dress and Ideology: Fashioning Identity from Antiquity to the Present [Paperback]

    Shoshana-Rose Marzel (Editor); Guy D. Stiebel (Editor)

    £21.99

    ISBN: 9781472529343
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Dress and fashion are powerful visual means of communicating ideology, whether political, social or religious. From the communist values of equality, simplicity and solidarity exemplified in the Mao suit to the myriad of fashion protests of femini... .... Learn More
  6. Medieval Dress and Textiles in Britain

    Medieval Dress and Textiles in Britain [Hardback]

    Louise Sylvester (Editor); Mark C. Chambers (Editor); Gale R. Owen-Crocker (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781843839323
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Texts (with modern English translation) offering insights into the place of cloth and clothing in everyday life are presented here. Covering a wide range of genres, they include documents from the royal wardrobe accounts and petitions to king and ... .... Learn More
  7. Ancient Textiles

    Ancient Textiles: Production, Crafts and Society [Paperback]

    Marie-Louise Nosch (Author); C. Gillis (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781782978305
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 1
    An understanding of textiles and the role they played in the past is important for anyone interested in past societies. Textiles served and in fact still do as both functional and symbolic items. The evidence for ancient textiles in Europe is... .... Learn More
  8. Wool Economy in the Ancient Near East and the Aegean

    Wool Economy in the Ancient Near East and the Aegean: From the Beginnings of Sheep Husbandry to Institutional Textile Industry [Hardback]

    Catherine Breniquet (Editor); Cécile Michel (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781782976318
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 17
    The history of the Ancient Near East covers a huge chronological frame, from the first pictographic texts of the late 4th millennium to the conquest of Alexander the Great in 333 BC. During these millennia, different societies developed in a chang... .... Learn More
  9. 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 prod... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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