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Here’s more impressions from Lauresham: First of all, the vinyard: This time of year, everything was full of wild flowers, too. Of course it’s not only fields and pastures and vinyard – there are the houses as well, which I … Continue reading

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Friday before last, I had a Grand Day Out – I hopped onto the train early in the morning to go to Lorsch, or rather to Lauresham, in preparation for the European Textile Forum. Usually, we have this little conference … Continue reading

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The thing I have to say today is short and sweet: The European Textile Forum registration is open! I’m already looking forward so much to the conference. It’s promising to be another lovely week full of textile research, networking, and … Continue reading

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It has taken a good while, but it’s finally all settled – the European Textile Forum 2019 has a venue, and it will take place November 4-10 as planned. Our venue for this year is the Lauresham Laboratory for Experimental … Continue reading

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For those of you interested in the lightfastness tests, here are pictures! I covered the parts to be protected with cardboard and stuck the whole shebang into the window of our wintergarden, facing south. After 7 days, I took it … Continue reading

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One of the things about archaeological experiments is that they always take longer than expected… and then, in the aftermath, there’s… the aftermath. Which, in the case of the Pompeii Dyeing Experiment, involves making reference cards for the different dyeing … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s post reminded me that I have not written about the Forum yet… so here are at least some pictures that I took to hopefully delight you! There was another instance of the Pompeii Dyeing Experiment, so liquids were boiled … Continue reading

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