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. 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
  2. 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 and exported all ... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Dressing the Past

    Dressing the Past [Paperback]

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

    Regular Price: £35.00

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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
  6. 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
  7. Weaving Sacred Stories

    Weaving Sacred Stories: French Choir Tapestries and the Performance of Clerical Identity [Hardback]

    Laura Weigert (Author)

    Regular Price: £66.00

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    ISBN: 9780801440083
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    Spanning the backs of choir stalls above the heads of the canons and their officials, large-scale tapestries of saints lives functioned as both architectural elements and pictorial narratives in the late Middle Ages. In an extensively illustrated ... .... Learn More
  8. Woven into the Earth

    Woven into the Earth: Textile Finds in Norse Greenland [Hardback]

    Else Ostergaard (Author)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9788772889351
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    One of the century's most spectacular archaeological finds occurred in 1921 -- a year before Howard Carter stumbled upon Tutankhamun's tomb -- when Poul Norlund recovered dozens of garments from a graveyard in the Norse settlement of Herjolfsnaes,... .... Learn More
  9. Pre-Columbian Woven Treasures in the National Museum of Denmark

    Pre-Columbian Woven Treasures in the National Museum of Denmark [Paperback]

    Lena Bjerregaard (Author)

    £15.50

    ISBN: 9788789384917
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    The tremendous collection of about 500 pre-Columbian textiles held in the National Museum of Denmark are catalogued in this slightly oversized volume. The textiles, which are mainly fragments, date from c.500 BC-1550 AD and were found in tombs in ... .... Learn More
  10. Flowers of the Yayla

    Flowers of the Yayla [Paperback]

    Anthony N. Landreau (Author)

    Regular Price: £9.95

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    Published by : Textile Museum
    A study of weaving by the Yoruk nomads in western Turkey. .... Learn More

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