(I might stick some Ancient Egyptian in here, too, if I can get my hair to work.)
(note from Greet: I've noted which copies I own, which sources I've read carefully, and which ones have been recommended to me from whom. They are organized by topic that I'm interested in, and appear more than once as appropriate to the topic that I'm researching. Links for shopping might also appear on the useful-links-elsewhere list here.)
WOMEN'S CLOTHING -BRONZE AGE
Hald, Margarethe. Ancient Danish Textiles from Bogs and Burials. (Gwen)(Maudey has)
Danish Bronze Age (includes Borum Eshoj Woman)
Viking Answer Lady, Egtved page, accessed July 23, 2009
Barber, Elizabeth Wayland. Women's Work: The First 20,000 Years. Norton, 1994. The mainstream version of her academic work below. Pages 54-70 deal with string skirts and their symbology in various cultures from Stone Age to modernity.
Barber, E. J. W. Prehistoric Textiles: The Development of Cloth in the Neolithic and Bronze Ages with Special Reference to the Aegean. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1991. [What's in this book? On its way.]
Bender Jorgensen, Lise. "Industries of the Near East and Europe in Prehistory: Europe." The Cambridge History of Western Textiles, Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Broholm, H.C. and Margarethe Hald; tr. by Elisabeth Aagesen.. Costumes of the Bronze Age in Denmark.London: Oxford University Press, 1940.(Gwen)(Cailleach/Danish)
Broholm, H.C. and Margarethe Hald; tr. by Joergen Andersen. Bronze Age Fashion. n.l.: Gyldendalske Boghandel Nordisk Forlag, 1948. (Gwen)
Chadwick Hawkes, Sonia. "The Jutish Style A. A Study of Germanic Animal Art in Southern England in the Fifth Century AD." appearing in:
Harvey, John H., Sonia Chadwick Hawkes, David M. Wilson, Gerald Clough Dunning, and R. P. Howgrave-Graham. Archaeologia: Or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity, Volume 98. Oxford: Printed at Oxford by Vivian Ridler for the Society of Antiquaries, 1961.
Don’t I have a tutuli link somewhere?
OTHER EARLY STUFF
(embroidery with metal and fiber threads) (braiding types)
GRAPHIC DESIGN (for decorating trunks, tent poles, and felted bedcover, perhaps rugs)
Fell, Christine. and David Wilson. The Northern World: the history and heritage of Northern Europe, AD400-1100. 1980. (brooch on blog header, with caption, is from this text)
Ellis, Peter Berresford. Celtic Women. 1996. (own)(currently reading)