Scientific Analysis of Ancient and Historic Textiles: Informing Preservation, Display and Interpretation. Rob Janaway, Paul Wyeth eds.

Scientific Analysis of Ancient and Historic Textiles: Informing Preservation, Display and Interpretation

London: Archetype Books, 2007.

266 pp. Black and white figures, charts, and graphs. 8.25 x 11.75 Paperback in As New condition. Item #BOOKS010541I
ISBN: 1873132794

36 papers from the AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) Research Centre for Textile Conservation and Textile Studies First Annual Conference. Topics range from Japanese, Scottish, and Ancient Israeli dyes to Roman-Egyptian textile preservation to Tang silks. "Papers in this volume cover various aspects of the deterioration of textiles and the different scientific techniques that can be applied to investigate the characteristics of historic textiles, their fibres, dyes etc. The authors include textile, paper and painting conservators, conservation scientists, chemists, archaeologists, engineers, biochemists and a zoologist." -Publisher.

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