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3D Digitization of Spindle Whorls from Pre-Contact Central Mexico (2016)

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Three-dimensional digitization technology is opening up a new world of opportunities for the analysis and manipulation of artifacts without the risk of extraneous handling of the original, which could compromise preservation. This poster examines the practice of digital scanning on a collection of Mesoamerican spindle whorls at the South Florida Museum in Bradenton, Florida, discussing the hardware and software used for digitization, as well as the process of creating accurate three-dimensional...


Analysis of Human Hair Bands from Old Man Cave, Utah (2017)

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In the early 1990s, excavations conducted at Old Man Cave in southeastern Utah unearthed various Basketmaker II materials, including an incredibly well-preserved bundle of burden bands made from human hair, dog hair, and yucca cordage. Radiocarbon dating places the manufacture of these textiles between 170 BC and AD 135. The bundle, when unfolded, contained a complex set of artifacts, including two smaller fragments that appear to be carrying bands, and another far more unique woven artifact....


Archaeological Investigations in Utah at Fish Spring Clay Basin, Northern San Rafael Swell, Southern Henry Montains (1982)

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An archeological survey of the Twenty Nine Palms region (1931)

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Archeology and Stabilization of the Dominguez and Escalante Ruins, Part I, the Dominguez Ruin: a McElmo Phase Pueblo in Southwestern Colorado (1979)

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The Art of Footwear, Footwear as Art: Thirteen Hundred Years of Twined Sandal Production in the Northern Southwest (2015)

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Finely woven yucca cordage sandals appeared in the northern Southwest 2000 years ago as a fully formed craft tradition and continued in use until the early A.D. 1200s. Their complex, labor-intensive weave structures, ornate toe finishes, and elaborate iconography suggest that these sandals played important social and symbolic roles in communities of the San Juan region for more than a millennium before disappearing from the archaeological record in the mid-thirteenth century. In this diachronic...


Aztec’s Textiles, Baskets, and Other Perishable Traditions: Contributions of Recent Perishables Research to a New Understanding of the West Ruin (2017)

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Earl Morris recovered more than 1500 perishable artifacts from the West Ruin of Aztec, but his publications provide only a glimpse of the diversity, richness, and strong research potential of this relatively well-preserved and well-provenienced perishable collection. In this paper, we discuss our recent re-analyses of these assemblages and present new insights related to Chaco-Aztec relations and the organization of ritual practice, society, and craft production at Aztec. We also highlight...


Big Juniper House of Mesa Verde, Colorado, Wetherill Mesa Excavations (1969)

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Bodies of Technology: Dress in Colonial Peru (2015)

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The textiles of Magdalena de Cao Viejo provide an opportunity to study technological changes in one coastal Andean settlement between the late 16th and the early 18th century. As a colonial reducción, Magdalena was home to people of both Andean and Spanish descent. Among the more than 3,000 textile artifacts are examples of cloth woven with pre-Columbian methods and indigenous fibers, fabrics created on European-style floor looms, and examples which combine Andean and European techniques and...


By a Great Meadow and a Mountain Lake, Archaeological Investigations at the Site Sbr-935 / H Near Baldwin Lake, in the Big Bear City Area, San Bernardino County, CA (1993)

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Cahuachi: Non-Urban Cultural Complexity On the South Coast of Peru (1989)

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Classic Maya Textiles and the Crafting of Communities (2017)

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One of the striking features of contemporary Maya textiles is that their production techniques and aesthetics can be highly regionalized. These textiles manifest strong village, town, and community identities while simultaneously reproducing other identity formations (e.g., gender, ethnicity). Likewise, Classic period Maya (ca. 300-900 CE) political formations were highly regionalized with multiple, shifting centers of gravity. Nonetheless, relatively little is known about the variability of...


Color and Q'iwa: Expecting the Unexpected in Andean Textile Design (2016)

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Color is one of many key expressive modes for textiles in particular. Intense, communicative, and not always predictable, Andean textile coloration is a complex issue. Rather than submitting to a "cookbook" delineation of color symbolism (red means blood, etc.), the abstract mindset of ancient and modern Andean societies means that color has many more complex, even philosophical, roles to play in the fiber arts of this area. For instance, purposeful rupturing of regular color patterning...


Color patterns and aspects of significance in the Paracas Necropolis (2016)

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Anne Paul (1998) observed that the Paracas Necropolis embroiderers seem to explore all possible color repeat patterns in their mantle design. At the same time, a few dominant color combinations recur throughout the assemblage. Like speech, color is a system of difference, hues perceived relationally through contrast with those adjacent. Dyed color is produced by chemical processes on natural fiber with pre-existing tones, and changes over time in diverse environmental conditions. These factors...


The Colors of the Coya's Robes (2016)

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Of the many surviving pre-Columbian Inka textiles, especially those made in tapestry and featuring tukapu (rectangular design blocks), only a few full-size garments are associated with females. There are, however, many miniature female garments. Inka textiles also tend to follow a limited number of color combinations, although some textiles show a more diverse, even exuberant mixture. Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala, in his section on the coyas (queens), attributes a specific set of colors to each...


Commerce, Cloth and Consumers: Results of Lead Seal Analysis from Three French Colonial Sites in North America (2018)

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Lead seals ("bale seals") remain some of the more mysterious artifacts found at colonial period North American sites, but they have an incredible potential to enrich our understanding of eighteenth-century textile consumption. This presentation will showcase results of the analysis of nearly 300 lead seals from three French colonial sites with different locations, purposes, and inhabitants: Fort St. Joseph, Fort Carillon (Ticonderoga), and Fortress Louisbourg. These varied sites provide a window...


Conservation of Waterlogged Textiles from CSS Georgia (2017)

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During recovery of material from CSS Georgia, numerous textile artifacts were recovered and transported to Texas A&M University’s Conservation Research Laboratory for treatment. Unlike terrestrial locations, waterlogged sites like CSS Georgia provide a stable environment of constant temperatures, low sunlight, and minimal exposure to micro-organisms, allowing for preservation of organic material normally lost to taphonomic factors. With maritime Civil War sites like USS Monitor and H.L. Hunley...


Cordage, Knots and Netting: Technological Approaches to Ethnitcity and Cultural Stability (1985)

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Das komplette Spinnbuch (1988)

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Des Fürsten neue Kleider. Zur (Re-)Konstruktion der Bekleidung des Toten (2010)

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Dressing the Casas Grandes Person: Medio Period Clothing and Ritual (2016)

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Casas Grandes Medio period (A.D. 1200-1450) human effigies are unique in the North American Southwest in that they depict primary and secondary sexual traits, making determination of sex possible. We consider the importance of depicted clothing (e.g., belts and sashes), personal adornments (e.g., necklaces and bracelets), facial decorations, and other aspects of dress. We find that Medio period symbolism for males and females was based on gender complementarity that combined the productive,...


Educating a Research Team. Experiences and Results from the Vasa Textiles Project (2018)

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In 2017 a project centering on the textile finds from the warship Vasa was started. Its aim is to document, analyze, contextualize, interpret and publish the approximately 300 textile fragments from the personal belongings of the ship’s crew. The finds show a large variety both in state of preservation and in the materials and techniques represented.  The Vasa Textiles Project is set up as a collaboration between the Vasa museum and the unit for Textile studies at Uppsala university. The first...


Essex Mill Report: Historic Documentation and Preservation Guidelines (1980)

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Excavation of Two Anasazi Sites in Southern Utah (1981)

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Experimentelle Archäologie in Europa, Bilanz 2011 (2011)

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