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. Communicating Identity in Italic Iron Age Communities

    Communicating Identity in Italic Iron Age Communities [Hardback]

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

    Regular Price: £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
  2. 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
  3. Iconography of Liturgical Textiles in the Middle Ages

    Iconography of Liturgical Textiles in the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    Evelin Wetter (Author)

    Regular Price: £100.00

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    ISBN: 9789050144339
    Published by : Abegg-Stiftung
    14 papers which analyse the roles performed by pictorial representations on liturgical textiles in the Middle Ages and how these were read. They explore the use of textiles in communicating theological messages, and how these were tailored to ... .... Learn More
  4. Nomadic Felts

    Nomadic Felts [Paperback]

    Stephanie Bunn (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780714125572
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Believed to be one of the earliest textiles, felt has been made by the nomadic peoples of Central Asia for over 2,500 years and the craft still thrives today as an integral part of their culture. Valued for both its functional and decorative qu... .... Learn More
  5. From Minos to Midas

    From Minos to Midas: Ancient Cloth Production in the Aegean and in Anatolia [Hardback]

    Brendan Burke (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781842174067
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 7
    Textile production was of greater value and importance to people in the past than any other social craft activity: everyone depended on cloth. As with other craft goods, such as pottery, metal objects, or ivory carving, the large-scale producti... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. The Medieval Broadcloth

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

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

    £30.00

    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 and exported all ... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Textile Production in Pre-Roman Italy

    Textile Production in Pre-Roman Italy [Hardback]

    Margarita Gleba (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781842173305
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 4
    Older than both ceramics and metallurgy, textile production is a technology which reveals much about prehistoric social and economic development. This book examines the archaeological evidence for textile production in Italy from the transition... .... Learn More

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