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. 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... .... Learn More
  2. Leatherwork from Qasr Ibrim (Egypt). Part I

    Leatherwork from Qasr Ibrim (Egypt). Part I [Paperback]

    Andre J. Veldmeijer (Author)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9789088900969
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Throughout its long history, stretching from the 25th Dynasty (c. 752-656 BC) to the Ottoman Period (c. 1500-1811 AD), Qasr Ibrim was one of the most important settlements in Egyptian Nubia. The site has produced an unprecedented ... .... Learn More
  3. Textile Production and Consumption in the Ancient Near East

    Textile Production and Consumption in the Ancient Near East: archaeology, epigraphy, iconography [Hardback]

    Marie-Louise Nosch (Editor); Henriette Koefoed (Editor); Eva Andersson Strand (Editor)

    £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781842174890
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 12
    In the past, textile production was a key part of all ancient societies. The Ancient Near East stands out in this respect with the overwhelming amount of documentation both in terms of raw materials, line of production, and the di... .... Learn More
  4. Dressing the Dead in Classical Antiquity

    Dressing the Dead in Classical Antiquity [Paperback]

    Maureen Carroll (Editor); John Peter Wild (Editor)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781445603001
    Published by : Amberley Publishing
    Naked we come into the world, but we are extraordinarily unlucky if naked we leave it. It is a human reaction to cover the dead with textiles. This volume presents the results of new and ground-breaking research in the UK and abroad on clothing an... .... Learn More
  5. Amarna's Leatherwork. Part I

    Amarna's Leatherwork. Part I [Paperback]

    Andre J. Veldmeijer (Author)

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    ISBN: 9789088900754
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The ancient Egyptian city of Tell el-Amarna (or Amarna, ancient Akhetaten) was the short-lived capital built by the controversial Pharaoh Akhenaten, probably the father of the famous Tutankhamun, and abandoned shortly after his death (c. 1336 B... .... Learn More
  6. 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)

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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
  7. Communicating Identity in Italic Iron Age Communities

    Communicating Identity in Italic Iron Age Communities [Hardback]

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

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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
  8. 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
  9. Sea of Silk

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

    E. J. Burns (Author)

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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
  10. 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

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