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Prehistoric, ancient Near Eastern and Aegean textiles and dress : an interdisciplinary anthology /

edited by Mary Harlow, Cécile Michel and Marie-Louise Nosch.

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Names: Harlow, Mary, | Michel, Cécile, | Nosch, Marie-Louise,
Published: Oxford ; Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2014.
Series: Ancient textiles series.
Topics: Textile fabrics, Ancient - Middle East. | Textile fabrics, Ancient - Aegean Sea Region. | Clothing and dress - Middle East - History - To 1500. | Clothing and dress - Aegean Sea Region - History - To 1500. | DESIGN - Textile & Costume. | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Textiles & Polymers
Regions: Europe - Aegean Sea Region. | Middle East.
Genres: Electronic books. | History.
Online Access: JSTOR EBA - Full text online
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Physical Description: 1 online resource.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781782977223 (electronic bk.)
1782977228 (electronic bk.)




(alk. paper)
Summary: 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 and dress studies by discussing archaeological, iconographical and textual evidence within a broad geographical and chronological spectrum. The thirteen chapters explore issues, such as the analysis of textile tools, especially spindle whorls, and textile imprints for reconstructing textile production in contexts as different as Neolithic Transylvania,
Other Names: Harlow, Mary, 1956- editor.
Michel, Cécile, editor.
Nosch, Marie-Louise, editor.
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More Details for: Prehistoric, ancient Near Eastern and Ae