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As usually when I’ve been away for a few days, there is plenty of things stacking up that need to be de-stacked and processed and done and so on. So I’m trying to get back on track, whittling the mails … Continue reading

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I’m back home, my colleague is back home, and the Bernuthsfeld Man reconstruction is home, too. He has a lovely spot in the OLME in Emden now, right at the end of the exhibition part about the find and the … Continue reading

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Well, not completely destroy – but it is finally the time to finish the Bernuthsfeld tunic by adding some bits of usewear, mounting it on the shiny new figurine and then setting it up in the museum. Which means I’m … Continue reading

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Not only is the sweater coming along and almost finished, the Bernuthsfeld tunic is, too! The last reconstructed patches have gone in (or on, depending), and the only things left to take care of are the still not completely clear … Continue reading

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Work on the shirt is progressing – it’s a rather simple one, oriented in measurements on the tunic reconstruction, and sewn from hand-woven linen. The cloth has a charmingly large number of weaving faults, which is rather nice for a … Continue reading

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At least re-use – that is, after all, what was done with the Bernuthsfeld tunic. Case in point? Patches 35-38, our numbering. (Did I mention we gave out new numbers for the patches, as not all of them are covered … Continue reading

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So let’s say you need to have a starting border on a fabric that doesn’t have one. Traditionally, you have the two obvious usual suspects for doing this: rigid heddle weaving or tablet weaving. In both cases for the Bernuthsfeld … Continue reading

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