This volume, prepared jointly with the German Archaeological Institute based on the materials of a scientific conference held on March 11–13, 2018 at the Institute of Archeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, includes articles by Russian and foreign researchers of archaeological textiles. The studies cover a wide chronological range and represent different regions of Europe, Asia, and Africa. The articles present the results of interdisciplinary studies using comprehensive methods and touch upon the problems of conservation, preservation, restoration, attribution and reconstruction of ancient fabrics and textile products. The book is intended for historians, archaeologists, conservators, specialists in art history, students, and the general public interested in ancient textiles.

The contents of the book can be found here.

Some articles:

Elkina I.I. Shirts of the 16th and 17th century AD from the graves of the Novospassky Monastery in Moscow: research and reconstruction

Wagner М., Hallgren М., Elkina I.I., Тarasov P. E. and the Silk Road Fashion Project members. Trousers from the Yanghai cemetery in the Turfan Oasis (northwestern China): archaeological context, age, production technique and reconstruction

Zhilina N.V. The art of decorating fabrics with sewn-on plaques in medieval Russian clothing of the 11th – first third of the 13th century

Documentary "The Invention of the Trousers"

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Output: Искусство древнего текстиля. Методы изучения, сохранность, реконструкция: Материалы Российско-Германского семинара (Москва, 11-13 марта 2018 г.) / Ред. И.И. Ёлкина, М. Вагнер, П.Е. Тарасов. М.; Оппенхайм-на-Рейне: ИА РАН; Nünnerich-Asmus Verlag & Media GmbH, 2019. 400 с. (Archaeology in China and East Asia. Том 7) // The art of ancient textiles. Methods of investigation, conservation and reconstruction: Proceedings of the Russian-German Seminar (Moscow, March 11–13, 2018) / Edited by Irina I. Elkina, Mayke Wagner, Pavel E. Tarasov. M.; Oppenheim am Rhein 2019: IA RAS; Nünnerich-Asmus Verlag & Media GmbH, 2019. 400 p.