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
This book presents a selection of the rich and varied iconographic material from the Scandinavian Late Iron Age (AD 400-1050), depicting clothed human figures from an archaeological textile and clothing perspective.
This book takes an explicitly economic approach to textile production, focusing on regional centers, most often referred to as palaces, to understand the means by which states in the Aegean and Anatolia financed themselves through cloth industries.
The study of dress in antiquity has expanded in the last 20 years, evolving from investigations of costume and ethnicity in ancient art and texts and analyses of terms relating to textiles and their production, to broader studies of the social roles of dressed bodies in ancient contexts, texts, and images.
The essays in this volume offer a fresh insight into the emerging interdisciplinary research field of textile and dress studies by discussing archaeological, iconographical and textual evidence within a broad geographical and chronological spectrum.
Prior Attire is a company creating reconstructions of historical garments from Western dress history in a variety of time periods. They are best know for their 'Dressing up' series, which demonstrates dress history by showing each layer involved in getting dressed.