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. War and Worship

    War and Worship: Textiles from 3rd to 4th-century AD Weapon Deposits in Denmark and Northern Germany [Hardback]

    Susan Möller-Wiering (Author)

    £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781842174289
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 9
    War and Worship concerns textile deposits from the bog sites of Thorsberg in Germany and Nydam, Vimose and Illerup Ådal in Denmark. All four sites are well-known for containing a substantial amount of archaeological materials, particularly wea... .... Learn More
  2. Communicating Identity in Italic Iron Age Communities

    Communicating Identity in Italic Iron Age Communities [Hardback]

    Margarita Gleba (Editor); Helle W. Horsnaes (Editor)

    £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781842179918
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Recent archaeological work has shown that South Italy was densely occupied at least from the Late Bronze Age, with a marked process of the development of proto-urban centres, accompanied by important technological transformations. The archaeolog... .... Learn More
  3. Medieval Garments Reconstructed

    Medieval Garments Reconstructed: Norse Clothing Patterns [Hardback]

    Else Ostergard (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9788779342989
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Short introduction to the amazing finds of garments from the Norse settlement of Herjolfnes in Greenland by Else Østergård. Chapters on technique: production of the tread, dyeing, weaving techniques, cutting and sewing by Anna Nørgaard. Measuremen... .... Learn More
  4. Sea of Silk

    Sea of Silk: A Textile Geography of Women's Work in Medieval French Literature [Hardback]

    E. J. Burns (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9780812241549
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    This intriguing book looks at the depiction of female silk workers in Old French literature, arguing that literary portraits of medieval heroines who produce and decorate silk cloth or otherwise manipulate items of silk outline a metaphorical ... .... Learn More
  5. The Medieval Broadcloth

    The Medieval Broadcloth: Changing Trends in Fashions, Manufacturing and Consumption [Paperback]

    Kathrine Vestergard Pedersen (Author); Marie-Louise Nosch (Author)

    £30.00

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    ISBN: 9781842173817
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 6
    The eight papers presented here provide a useful introduction to medieval broadcloth, and an up-to-date synthesis of current research. The word broadcloth is nowadays used as an overall term for the woven textiles mass-produced ... .... Learn More
  6. Tivaivai

    Tivaivai [Paperback]

    Andrea Eimke (Author); Susanne Kuchler (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780714125800
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Quilts generically known as tivaivai have been produced by women in the Cook Islands, the Hawaiian Islands, the Society Islands and elsewhere in Eastern Polynesia since the late 19th century, where they were a substitute for bark-cloth but als... .... Learn More
  7. Studies in Byzantine, Islamic and Near Eastern Silk Weaving.

    Studies in Byzantine, Islamic and Near Eastern Silk Weaving. [Hardback]

    Anna Muthesius (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781899828418
    Published by : Pindar Press
    This volume complements Anna Muthesius' two earlier ground-breaking volumes in the field of silk as material culture: Studies in Byzantine and Islamic Silk Weaving and Studies in Silk in Byzantium. The publication highlights the fact that similar ... .... Learn More
  8. Dressing the Past

    Dressing the Past [Paperback]

    Margarita Gleba (Author); Cherine Munkholt (Author); Marie-Louise Nosch (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781842172698
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 3
    Minoan ladies, Scythian warriors, Roman and Sarmatian merchants, prehistoric weavers, gold sheet figures, Vikings, Medieval saints and sinners, Renaissance noblemen, Danish peasants, dressmakers and Hollywood stars appear in the pages of this ... .... Learn More
  9. Dyes in History and Archaeology 20

    Dyes in History and Archaeology 20 [Paperback]

    Jo Kirby (Author)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781873132296
    Published by : Archetype
    In 2001 the 20th Meeting of Dyes in History and Archaeology was held in Amsterdam, demonstrating the great leaps forward that this field of study has taken over the last thirty years. The majority of the 22 articles found in this journal were ... .... Learn More
  10. Donald King's Collected Textile Studies

    Donald King's Collected Textile Studies [Hardback]

    Anna Muthesius (Editor); Stacie M. King (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781899828661
    Published by : Pindar Press
    The late Donald King (d. 1998) was the founding father of textile studies in England. His knowledge of the technology and history of textiles of all periods across many lands remains unsurpassed. An erudite and yet modest scholar, he did much to p... .... Learn More

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