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Dress and Society: Contributions from Archaeology

by Martin, T. F.

While traditional studies of dress and jewellery have tended to focus purely on reconstruction or descriptions of style, chronology and typology, the social context of costume is now a major research area in archaeology. This refocusing is ...

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Fashionable Encounters: Perspectives and trends in textile and dress in the Early Modern Nordic World

by Mathiassen, Tove Engelhardt

At the heart of this anthology lies the world of fashion: a concept that pervades the realm of clothes and dress; appearances and fashionable manners; interior design; ideas and attitudes. Here sixteen papers focus on the Nordic world (Denmark, ...

ISBN: 9781782973850

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Greek and Roman Textiles and Dress: An Interdisciplinary Anthology

by Harlow, Mary

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 ...

ISBN: 9781782977186

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Handwoven Baby Blankets

by Tom Knisely

What better way to welcome that precious, tiny new person than with a luxurious, handwoven blanket! These beautiful, colorful designs will appeal to today's contemporary moms, as well as lovers of traditional weaves. ...

ISBN: 9780811762793

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How To Restore A Hand Woven Cane Chair Seat

by Kim Ravenscroft

<p>How to replace a broken cane seat in a chair. A comprehensive fully illustrated diy guide for beginners clearly explaining every part of the six way weaving process. Written by a professional restorer, tried and tested for many years in paper

ISBN: 9781301954254

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Inkle Loom Design & Construction

by Jim MacLachlan

<p>This book is for anyone who wants to buy, design, &/or build an Inkle loom. It will show the weaver what to look for in a loom, as well as modify, repair or build their own. They&apos;re great projects for woodworkers since they’re fairly ...

ISBN: 9781370744985

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Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom

Discover the Full Potential of the Rigid-Heddle Loom, for Beginners and Beyond

by Syne Mitchell

<p>Rigid-heddle weaving is simple to learn, is easy to master, and offers a lifetime of possibilities to discover! <em>Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom</em> covers everything rigid-heddle weavers need to know about the craft, from the basics —

ISBN: 9781603428514

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On the Loom

A Modern Weaver's Guide

by Maryanne Moodie

<p>In <em>On the Loom</em>, Maryanne Moodie brings the ancient art of weaving to the modern day in a comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step tutorials and beautiful photography. Learn the basics of this simple and beautiful craft with ...

ISBN: 9781613122976

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Pin Loom Weaving

40 Projects for Tiny Hand Looms

by Margaret Stump

Tiny palm-sized pin looms are making a comeback. Here is the perfect book to get started with this intriguing weaving technique. ...

ISBN: 9780811758796

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Prehistoric, Ancient Near Eastern & Aegean Textiles and Dress

by Nosch, Marie-Louise

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 field of textile ...

ISBN: 9781782977223

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Silk: Trade & Exchange along the Silk Roads between Rome and China in Antiquity

by Hildebrandt, Berit

<SPAN STYLE= "" >&quot;Already in Greek and Roman antiquity a vibrant series of exchange relationships existed between the Mediterranean regions and China, including the Indian subcontinents along well-defined routes we call the Silk Roads. ...

ISBN: 9781785702822

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Tapestry Weaving

Design and Technique

by Joanne Soroka

Tapestries were among the most prestigious of art forms, created for the mightiest in the land and valued for centuries. Despite its illustrious history, tapestry weaving is actually a simple technique that requires little equipment or ...

ISBN: 9781785000652

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Textile Guide to the Highlands of Chiapas

Guía Textil de los Altos de Chiapas

by Walter Morris Jr., Alfredo Martínez & Janet Schwartz

A richly illustrated, bilingual book, this guide visits 20 villages in the Chiapas Highlands to showcase their stunning handwoven cloth while also providing an insider’s look into their history, folklore, festivals, traditions, and daily lives. ...

ISBN: 9780983886099

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The Mad Weave Book

An Ancient Form of Triaxial Basket Weaving

by Shereen LaPlantz

<p>Most basket weaves are created on two axes but the triaxial method — also known as mad weaving — is formed on three axes for a strong and distinctive fabric that lends itself well to color patterns. Mad weaving has been practiced around the ...

ISBN: 9780486812090

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Treasures from the Sea: Purple Dye and Sea Silk

by Landenius Enegren, Hedvig

Purple dye is extracted from the glands of the molluscs Hexaplex trunculus, Bolinus Brandaris and Stramonita Haemastoma which, through a chemical reaction of photosynthesis, produces hues ranging from dark red to bluish purple colour. The ...

ISBN: 9781785704383

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Weaving in the Peruvian Highlands

Dreaming Patterns, Weaving Memories

by Nilda Alvarez

A richly illustrated look at Andean weaving, which embodies the living history and culture of the Peruvian highlands, this guide extensively catalogs many of the intricate patterns found in traditional Peruvian textiles. Exploring the personal ...

ISBN: 9780996447522

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