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DARC Bibliography - Textiles


Title Author Publisher ISBN Comment
Birka I, Die Graben Arbman, H Stockholm, 1944    
A New Method for the Analysis of Ancient Dyed Textiles Abrahams, David H, and Sydney M Edelstein, 1964   American Dyestuff Reporter 53:19-25
Craft habits, Part I: Loom Types Suggested by Weaving Details Bellinger, Louisa The Textile Museum: Workshop Notes, no 19, 1959    
Craft Habits, Part II: Spinning and Fibers in Warp Yarns Bellinger, Louisa The Textile Museum: Workshop Notes, no 24, 1959    
En trondensk jernaldergrav med tekstiler Blindheim, Charlotte Viking, 1946    
History of Domestic Mammals in Central and Eastern Europe Bokoyoni, Sandor (auth)
L Halapy and R Tringham (tr)
Budapest, 1974    
Identification of Dyes on Textile Fibres Clayton, Ellis Bradford, Yorkshire, 1939    
The Techniques of Sprang Collingwood, Peter London and New York, 1974    
Birka III: Die Textilfunde Geijer, Agnes Uppsala, 1938    
A History of Textile Art Geijer, Agnes
R. Tanner (tr)
London, [1972] 1979    
Studies in Textile History Gervers, Veronika Toronto, 1977    
Stepping Through Time. Archaeological Footwear from Prehistoric Times until 1800 Goubitz, Olaf, van Driel-Murray, Carol, and Groenman-van Waateringe, Willy Stichting Promotie Archeologie, Zwolle (Netherlands), 2001 90-801044-6-9 This book organizes shoes by type, rather than stricly by time period or location.
Olddanske Tekstiler Hald, Margrethe Copenhagen, 1950    
Ancient Danish Textiles from Bogs and Burials Hald, Margarethe The National Museum of Denmark,
Publications of the National Museum Archaeological-Historical Series Vol XXI, 1980
87-480-0312-3 This book offers a good introduction to the woven fabrics, sprang, braiding, and naalbinding, as well as descriptions of many finds
Costumes of the Bronze Age in Denmark Hald, Margrethe, and HC Broholm Copenhagen, 1940    
The Warp-weighted Loom Hoffman, Marta Oslo, [1964], 1974    
The Woad Plant and Its Dye Hurry, JB London, 1930    
Archaologische Textilfunde - Archaeological Textiles: 4-7 May 1993 Jaacks, Gisela and Klaus Tidow Textilsymposium Neumunster   NESAT V
Prehistoric Scandinavian Textiles Jorgensen, Lise Bender Copenhagen, 1986    
Archaologische Textilfunde 6.5-8.5 1981 Jorgensen , Lise Bender and Karl Tidow, eds Textilsymposium Neumunster   NESAT I
Archaeological Textiles: Report from the 2nd NESAT symposium 1-4 May, 1984 Jorgensen, Lise Bender, Bente Magnus and Elisabeth Munksgaard, ed Kobhavn: Arkaeologisk Institut
Arkaeologiske Skrifter 2, 1988
Archaeological Textiles in Northern Europe: Report from the 4th NESAT Symposium 1-5 May 1990 in Copenhagen Jorgensen, Lise Bender and Elisabeth Munksgaard ed Stockholm, 1992   NESAT IV
Textiles in Northern European Archaeology: Report from the 6th NESAT Symposium, 7-11th May 1996 in Boras Jorgensen, Lise Bender and Christina Rinaldo, eds Goteborgm 1998   NESAT VI
Pictoral Weaving from the Viking Age Krafft, Sofie Oslo, 1956    
Primitive Scandinavian Textiles in Knotless Netting Odd, Nordland Studia Novegica No. 10.
Oslo University Press, 1961
  This is probably the most comprehensive book around on the history of naalbinding and its uses.
Der Thorsberger Prachtmantel Schlabow, Karl Neumunster    
The Domestication and Exploitation of Plants and Animals Ucko, Peter J and GW Dimbleby eds Chicago, 1969    
Textiles in Northern Archaeology: NESAT III Textile Symposium in York 6-9 May 1987 Walton, Penelope and John Wild, eds London, 1990   NESAT III
Birka V: The Filigree and Granulation Work of the Viking Period Wladyslaw Duczko Kungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien, Almqvist & Wiksell International, Stockholm, 1985 91-7402-162-1 This was a doctoral thesis at Uppsala University, and is published in the same series as A.Geijer's book on txtiles from the grave finds at Birka.


Title Author Publisher Comment
Notes on Archaeological Finds of Textiles and Textile Equipment from the Norse Western Settlement in Greenland Arnborg, Jette and Else Ostergard In Jaacks and Tidow, 1994 NESAT V
The Warp-weighted Loom: Some New Experimental Notes Batzer, Ann and Lis Dokkedal In Jorgensen and Munksgaard, 1992 NESAT IV
Basic Habits of Textile Fibers Bellinger, Louisa In G Thompson,ed , Recent Advances in Conservation,pp 192-194 (London), 1963  
The Use of Non-morphological Criteria in the Study of Animal Domestication Chaplin, Raymond E In Ucko and Dimbleby (eds) The Domestication and Exploitation of Plants and Animals, Chicago 1969, 231-46  
Sheep and Swine in the Husbandry of Prehistoric Europe Clark, JGD Antiquity 21:122-36  
Of the Warp-weighted loom Crowfoot, Grace M Anthology of the British School at Athens, 37 : 36-47  
Textiles from a Viking Grave at Kaldonan on the Isle of Eigg Crowfoot, Grace M Proceedings of Scotland, 1948 Edinburgh
An 11th century Linen Shirt from Viborg Sonderso, Denmark Fenz, Mytte In Jorgensen and Munksgaard, 1992 NESAT IV
Viking Age Replicas in Research and Communication Fenz, Mytte In Jaacks and Tidow, 1994 NESAT V
A review of Viking Age textiles and fibres from Scotland: an interim report Gabra-Sanders, Thea In Jorgensen and Rinaldi, 1998 NESAT VI
Jarvardr Yllir - A Fourth Weapon of the Valkyries in Darradarljod? Gudjonsson, EE Textile History 20(2): 185-97, 1989  
Nogle bemaerninger om den islandske vaegtvaev, vefstadur By og bygd Festsrift til Marta Hoffman Gudjonsson, EE Norske Folkemuseums Arbok XXX (Oslo 1985) pp 116-28, 1983 based on Decorative Weavings Produced on the Icelandic Warp-weighted Loom Prefaced by Some Notes on the Setting up and Weaving of Vadmal, an unpublished paper delivered 21 September 1983 at the 10th CIETA conference in Lyon
Warp-weighted Looms in Iceland and Greenland Gudjonsson, EE In Jaacks and Tidow, 1994 NESAT V
Some Notes on the Origin of the Peplos-Type Dress in Scandinavia Hagg, Inga Tor 1967-68: 81-127  
The Nettle as a Culture Plant Hald, Margrethe Folk-Liv 6: 28-49, 1942  
Ancient Textile Techniques in Egypt and Scandinavia Hald, Margrethe Acta Archaeologica 17: 49-98  
Nalebinding: definition and description Hansen, Egon In Walton and Wild, 1990, 21-27 NESAT III
It is the best description of different naalbinding stitches I have found anywhere. I found it much better than either Odd's or Hald's descriptions and extremely useful when creating my own pieces.
Technical Variations in Pre-Medieval Tablet-Weaving Hansen, Egon In Jorgensen, Magnus and Munksgaard, 1988 NESAT II
Twill weaving on the Warp-weighted Loom Haynes, AE Textile History 6: 156-64  
Some silk and wool head-coverings from Viking Dublin: uses and origins an enquiry Heckett, Elizabeth In Walton and Wild, 1990, 85-96 NESAT III
Manndalen Revisited: Traditional Weaving in an Old Lappish Community Hoffman, Marta In Gervers, V., Studies in Textile History, Toronto, 1977  
Prehistory of Textiles in the Old World Hoffman, Marta and Harold B Burnham Viking 37: 49-76  
The Functional Textiles from the Oseberg Ship Ingstad, Anne Stine In Jorgensen and Tidow, 1982 NESAT I
Textiles from Oseberg, Gokstad and Kaupang Ingstad, Anne Stine In Jorgensen, Magnus and Munksgaard, 1988 NESAT II
Ancient Costumes Reconstructed Jorgensen, Lise Bender In Jaacks and Tidow, 1994 NESAT V
A New Textile Material from Danish Iron Age Graves Jorgensen, Lise Bender In Jorgensen and Tidow, 1982 NESAT I
North European Textile Production and Trade in the 1st Millenium A D Jorgensen, Lise Bender Journal of Danish Archaeology 3: 124-34  
Dress and Power in Prehistoric Scandinavia, c550-1050 AD Krag, Anne Hedeager In Jorgensen and Rinaldo, 1998 NESAT VI
Reconstruction of a Viking Magnate Dress Krag, Anne Hedeager In Jaacks and Tidow, 1994 NESAT V
Three Danish Graves with Textiles from the 3rd and 4th Centuries AD Krag, Anne Hedeager In Jorgensen and Munksgaard, 1992 NESAT IV
Women's dress in the Viking period in Denmark, based on the tortoise brooches and textile remains Madsen, Anne Hedeager In Walton and Wild 1990, 101-106 NESAT III
New Evidence on the Mechanics of Loom Weights McLaughlin, Barbara K American Journal of Archaeology 85: 79-81  
When they speed the shuttle: the role of textile production in Viking Age society as reflected in a pit house from Western Norway Mortensen, Mona In Jorgensen and Rinaldi, 1998 NESAT VI
The costumes depicted on gold-sheet figures (guldgubbar) Munksgaard, Elizabeth In Walton and Wild, 1990, 97-100 NESAT III
Soumak Technique in Swedish Medieval Textiles Nyberg, Gertrud Grenander In Jorgensen and Munksgaard, 1992 NESAT IV
Spinning implements of the Viking Age from Elisenhof in the light of ethnological studies Nyberg, Gertrud Grenander In Walton and Wild 1990, 73-84 NESAT III
The Medieval Everyday Costumes of the Norsemen in Greenland Ostergaard, Else In Jorgensen and Tidow, 1982 NESAT 1
The Analyses of the Textiles from Evebo/Eide, Gloppen, Norway Pedersen, Inger Raknes In Joregensen and Tidow 1982 NESAT 1
Aspects of the Wool Textiles from Viking Age Dublin Pritchard, Frances In Jorgensen and Munksgaard, 1992 NESAT IV
Silk Braids and Textiles of the Viking Age from Dublin Pritchard, Frances In Jorgensen, Magnus and Munksgaard, 1988 NESAT II
European Wool Types from the Iron Age to the Middle Ages Ryder, ML In Jorgensen and Tidow, 1982 NESAT 1
Fleece Changes in Sheep Ryder, ML In M Jones and G Dimbleby, The Environment of Man: the Iron Age to the Anglosaxon period, (BAR International Series 87: 225  
Fleece Evolution in Domestic Sheep Ryder, ML Nature 204:555-559  
The Identification of Colorants in Ancient Textiles Saltzman, Max, AM Keay and Jack Christensen Dyestuffs 44: 241-51  
L'Art du tissage dans l'Europe nord aux periodes du bronze et du fer Schlabow, Karl Bulletin de Liason du CIETA July 1957: 13-16  
The Wools in Some Medieval Textiles from Bryggen in Bergen, Norway Schjolberg, Ellen In Jorgensen and Munksgaard, 1992 NESAT IV
Textile Production at Coppergate, York: Anglo-Saxon or Viking? Walton, Penelope In Walton and Wild, 1990 61-72 NESAT III
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