Textiles in Northern Italy in the Late Bronze Age w. Dr Serena Sabatini

Flax, wool, dyes, and more were used in the Bronze Age to produce textiles in the Mediterranean Basin. Dr Serena Sabatini, Researcher, Department of Historical Studies, University of Gothenburg, joins the show to discuss textile production in northern Italy in the Late Bronze Age.

Some topics explored

  • What textiles are
  • Flax and wool used
  • Sheep’s role in textile production
  • Types of luxurious dyes and fabrics that were used
  • Written sources that scholars use to inform this area of research
  • The importation of materials, including dyes, to northern Italy
  • What’s inferred about how people in northern Italy would have worn during the Late Bronze Age

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