Ancient Textiles Modern Science II

Heather Hopkins (Redaktør) ; Katrin Kania (Redaktør)

Serie: Ancient Textiles Series 34

Ancient Textiles Modern, Science II follows the success of the first proceedings, published in 2013, that catalogued the Forum's formative years. This proceedings highlights the range of subjects and approaches, from improved forms of notation for nalbinding and terminology for non-woven fabric structures, to presentation and practical interpretation of new and unique discoveries from Lengberg Castle and of Roman leather underpants. Les mer
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Ancient Textiles Modern, Science II follows the success of the first proceedings, published in 2013, that catalogued the Forum's formative years. This proceedings highlights the range of subjects and approaches, from improved forms of notation for nalbinding and terminology for non-woven fabric structures, to presentation and practical interpretation of new and unique discoveries from Lengberg Castle and of Roman leather underpants. The significance of unrealised assumptions and unappreciated historic decisions is shown through the discovery of weaving tablets unrecognised during their excavation and the effects of water supply on the outcome of dyeing in Pompeii. Practical investigations of historic resist dyeing, methods to selectively colour early Byzantine embroidery after its completion, and how the choice of metal in dyeing kettles influences dyeing outcomes make up the rest of this volume. The European Textile Forum provides a place where ideas can be exchanged and aims to give a good practical foundation for further research. The end result is an understanding of each aspect of historic textiles that is greater than the sum of its individual parts., The Forum continues to explore textile artefacts, tools, methods of production, recording notation and the historic and contemporary meaning of textiles.

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

Foreword, Michael Herdick

Introduction, Heather Hopkins and Katrin Kania

1. On the terminology of non-woven textile structures and techniques, and why it matters
Ruth Gilbert

2. A new notation system for nalbinding stitches
Harma Piening

3. Lost weaving tablets: Identifying weaving tablets during excavation
Heather Hopkins

4. Romans, intimately. New thoughts on reconstruction and purpose of use of Roman Empire and Late Antiquity 'tanga briefs'
Julia B. Krug-Ochmann

5. Linen sprang from Lengberg Castle
Beatrix Nutz

6. Early Byzantine embroidery techniques and an unusual tunic in the Roemisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum Mainz
Petra Linscheid

7. Late Antique resist-dyeing technique
Katrin Kania, Sabine Ringenberg, with contributions from Sabine Schrenk

8. The influence of metal kettle materials on the mordanting and dyeing outcome
Katrin Kania, Heather Hopkins and Sabine Ringenberg

9. The supply of water to the dyeing workshops of Pompeii
Heather Hopkins

Om forfatteren

Heather Hopkins graduated with a PhD in Roman Engineering, exploring the scale and operation methods of the dyeing industry in Pompeii. Since then she has continued to research, present and publish widely, diversifying from her thesis. She edited the first proceedings of the European Textile Forum in 2013. Katrin Kania is a textile archaeologist working with historical textile techniques. She graduated with a PhD on medieval garments and tailoring techniques and is now offering reconstructions as well as teaching. She also runs an online shop for tools and materials for historical textile work.