Category Archives: togs from bogs

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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As one of the programme points during the Textile Forum, we went on an excursion to see the special exhibition “Expedition Mittelalter” at the Schnütgen-Museum in Cologne. If you can arrange it, I heartily recommend going there, as you will … Continue reading

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If you’re interested in old textiles, you might have caught the thing with the Viking tablet-woven band that, according to Annika Larsson, spells “Allah”. The Guardian and Heritage Daily, among other places, covered this “staggering” find. Then up sprang the … Continue reading

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There are so, so many open questions left around the man found in the Bernuthsfeld bog. Who was he? What was his job, if he had one? He definitely wasn’t rich, but how poor was he? There’s also plenty of … Continue reading

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You might remember that a while ago, I posted about having a project for a reproduction of the tunic worn by the man from Bernuthsfeld. Well, it’s time to get the project into the next stage – which means I’m … Continue reading

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If you’re a numbers person (as in somebody who easily remembers numbers, lucky you) and a textile archaeology nerd in addition to that, the two numbers in the blog title might ring a bell for you. If not, let me … Continue reading

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The online EXARC journal has a short article about bronze spiral decoration in textiles. Kitty Lux of the Ukulele Orchestra died about two weeks ago, here’s her obituary. I’m really sad – and feel very privileged to have seen and … Continue reading

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