download process

Woven Threads: Patterned Textiles of the Aegean Bronze Age - , Anne Chapin

Not Available

This file is no longer available on Tradebit.

Pay for Woven Threads: Patterned Textiles of the Aegean Bronze Age - , Anne Chapin
12.71 MB File

Woven textiles are produced by nearly all human societies. This volume investigates evidence for patterned textiles (that is, textiles woven with elaborate designs) that were produced by two early Mediterranean civilizations: the Minoans of Crete and the Mycenaeans of mainland Greece, that prospered during the Aegean Bronze Age, c. 3000–1200 BC, contemporary with Pharaonic Egypt. Both could boast of specialists in textile production. Together with their wine, oil, and art, Minoan and Mycenaean textiles were much desired as trade goods. Artistic images of their fabrics preserved both in the Aegean and in other parts of the Mediterranean show elaborate patterns woven with rich decorative detail and color. Only a few small scraps of textiles survive but evidence for their production is abundant and frescoes supply detailed information about a wide variety of now-lost textile goods from luxurious costumes and beautifully patterned wall hangings and carpets, to more utilitarian decorated fabrics. A review of surviving artistic and archaeological evidence indicates that textiles played essential practical and social roles in both Minoan and Mycenaean societies.

Author: Shaw, Maria
Author: Chapin, Anne
Publisher: Oxbow Books
Illustration: n
Language: ENG
Title: Woven Threads: Patterned Textiles of the Aegean Bronze Age
Pages: 00264 (Encrypted EPUB)
On Sale: 2015-12-31
SKU-13/ISBN: 9781785700583
Lib Category: Bronze age - Aegean Sea Region
Lib Category: Textile fabrics, Ancient - Aegean Sea Region
Category: Crafts & Hobbies : Weaving
Category: History : Ancient - General
Category: Technology & Engineering : Textiles & Polymers


(ID 280239982)

File Data:

Contact Seller:
ebook-reader, US, Member since 09/08/2010

URL:

Embed:
Create JavaScript Mobile Tag Widgets for your homepage

More Files From This User

Related Files


Tradebit Reviews

Tradebit is the worlds largest marketplace for digital files, with over 2.5 million satisfied customers and millions of digital products. Online for over 12 years, Tradebit is the best place to find files like music, video tutorials, repair manuals, and more. If you're curious about how much our users love Tradebit, read reviews from real buyers!