Research Event Presentations


Ruth Gilbert & Susanna Harris: Possible methods of flax yarn production


Katrin Kania: Tablet-Weaving: Weaving Complex Patterns Without Paper Drafts


Mervi Pasanen: It´s all about details – Finnish late iron age dress finishing and accessories


Sanna Lipkin, Ville Karjalainen & Mikko Finnilä: Micro-computed tomography of archaeological textiles – Benefits and limitations


Emeline Retournard, Elsa Desplanques & Isaline Saunier: MOIRES: an association for the research on textiles in France


Ines Roth: Neolithische Textilgewebekantenherstellung (Uncofirmed)


Sue Salminen: Ravattula Dress project (Uncofirmed)




Johanna Banck-Burgess: Early Textile Production: Mesolithic hunter-gatherer cultures as trailblazer


Weronika Skrzyniecka: Textile impressions on the Trypillia culture pottery

Monika Kaczmarek: Neolithic Pottery as a Source for Research on Prehistoric Textile Production - Possibilities and Limitations


Clare Privilege: Textile production “lacunae”: The case study of prehistoric Ireland


Susanna Harris: Fabrics of the Late Bronze Age pile-dwelling settlement of Must Farm, Britain


Margarita Gleba: Textile fibres at the Bronze Age settlement of Must Farm, UK: species identification and processing

Tereza Štolcová, Juraj Zajonc & Ina Vanden Berghe: Picking up the threads: the reconstruction of the 1,600-year old tapestry from Poprad-Matejovce based on a new evidence


Santa Jansone & Artis Aboltins: Textiles and armour during Vendel period in Scandinavia and Baltic


Tracy Niepold: Visible but not visualizable – challenges in analysing degraded textile remnants preserved in the so-called singer’s burial of Trossingen


Ulla Mannering: Fashioning the Viking Age


Ida Demant & Eva Andersson Strand: Textile production and craft people in Viking Age - new analyses and results


Annika Larsson: Silk Samite in the Viking Age female Boatgrave 36, Gamla Uppsala: a Textile Review


Karolina Pallin: Brocaded tablet-woven bands from Viking age boat graves in Valsgärde, Sweden - different techniques, similar appearance


Annemette Bruselius Scharff, Dorte V. P. Sommer & Jane Richter: New investigations of the red and brown yarns from the Danish Iron age textiles - Lønne Hede


Riina Rammo & Krista Vajanto: Searching for mastery in dyeing – blackish blue on Estonian textile finds (11th–15th c)


Amica Sundström & Maria Neijman: Medieval textile in seal bags versus archaeological textiles from Swedish cities


Krista Vajanto, Mervi Pasanen & Elina Sojonen: Recreation of a Finnish Medieval wool intarsia by experimental archaeology

Alexandra Makin: The early medieval St Cuthbert maniple: a recreation project


Marie Wallenberg: Oseberg 18C, geometric patterned fragments. How have they been woven? Are there any close parallels to be found?


Karina Grömer, S. V. Horne & Margarita Gleba: Textiles burning. Understanding charred textiles from cremation graves and experimental charring


Jane Malcolm-Davies: Speed dating or slow dating: interdisciplinary analysis of knitted and other non-woven textiles


Anne Marie Decker: But it looks like... methods for differentiating non-woven looped structures


Caroline Solazzo, Cristina Scibè, Bayarsaikhan Jamsranjav & Kira Eng-Wilmot: Proteomics characterization of organic metal threads in 11th–15th century textiles


Jenni Suomela: My experiments with cross-sectioning textile fibres


Linda Hurcombe: Nettles 6 ways:  the materiality of nettles as a fibre source (UNCONFIRMED)


Petra Linscheid: The textile archive of H.-J. Hundt


Ronja Lau: Hallstatt Period Textiles from Slovenian Burials


Ina Schneebauer-Meißner & Brigitte Haas-Gebhard: Early medieval textile remains from male graves of the linear cemetery in Petting (Bavaria/Germany)


Ingrid Scheerer: Erfassung der Textilgeräte in den Archiven des Naturhistorischen Museums Wien in der Datenbank THANADOS


Judit Pásztókai-Szeőke: Dishing the dirt on the Roman textile and cloth refurbishing workshops in Pannonia


Katrin Kania & Beatrix Nutz: Industrial use of tablet-woven bands


Beatrix Nutz: Fact and Fiction – Late 15th to 16th Century Extant Miner´s Garments vs. Pictorial Sources


Liisa Seppänen & Päivi Repo: From trash to rags and men’s fashion


Sandra Y. Comis: Excavated Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Whalers’ Clothing from Spitsbergen


Frances Pritchard: A Romano-British pile rug excavated in London


Nina A. Pavlova: Headdresses of 15th century Moscow. Archaeological and historical evidence


Emeline Retournard: Modern textiles, new finds: Some modern carbonised textiles from Chartres (Eure-et-Loir, France). Preliminary study


Anna Silwerulv, Cecilia Aneer & Fred Hocker: Textile and leather finds from the Swedish warship Vasa. A research project on common people’s clothing from the early seventeenth century


Margarita Gleba & Angela Middleton: Textiles and cordage from the 17th century English shipwreck of the London


Elizabeth E Peacock, Stina Tegnhed & Emma Maltin: Two Swedish Late Modern Period Foetal Burial Shrouds


Erika Ruhl: Re-made and Re-purposed: Exploring textile performance characteristics in pre-modern Finnish burials


Veronika Pilna: Preserved textiles from the cesspit in Plasy Monastery


Milena Bravermanová, Helena Březinová & Jana Bureš Víchová: Textiles from the Tomb of St. Wenceslaus





Clare Privilege: Spatial analysis of the archaeological evidence for textile production in prehistoric Ireland


Johanna Banck-Burgess, Sebastian Böhm, Anja Probst-Böhm, Ingrid Stelzner, Sebastian Million & Lisa-Marie Rösch: THEFBO- A Group Project about wetland textile from Pile Dwelling Settlements


Agata Ulanowska: Ariadne’s Thread Reconsidered: The Evidence for Yarns and Cordage in the Aegean Bronze Age from the Impressions on Undersides of Clay Sealings


Malgorzata Siennicka: Textile tools from MBA/LBA Argos in the Argolid, Greece: clay reels, weaving, and textile techniques


Gerusa de Alkmim Radicchi: Dyeing studies of archaeological costumes of whale and seals hunters in the South Shetland Islands (Antarctica), 19th century (Uncofirmed)


Kelvin Wilson: A Visual Compendium of Prehistoric Fashions


Kelvin Wilson: Fashions of Fur


Nina Manninen: Gold, silk and treasures from the Orient – Catherine Jagiellon's wardrobe in inventories 1562–1563 


Maria Mader: What was it? The practical test: allocating a function to a textile find


Jennifer K. Matthews, Robert Bachman, Gregory T. Clark & Christopher M. McDonough: Uncovering the story of a reproduction medieval cycle tapestry through interdisciplinary studies


Dolores Kearney: Weaving Stories: A multidisciplinary approach to Early Medieval Irish Textiles


Lorena Ariis: An experiment with heavy loom weights

Jenni Sahramaa: Use It to Understand It – Ancient Dress in Re-enactment


Isabella Żołędziowska: Before the wool reaches the spindle – techniques of initial processing of wool and their effects on the textile


Miroslava Pechočiaková & Blanka Tomková: Possibility of differentiation of flax and hemp fibers


Caroline Solazzo, Elena Phipps, Maria Fusco & Petra Czerwinske: Identification of Viscacha hair in Precolumbian Peruvian Textiles with Proteomics


Maikki Karisto, Heini Kirjavainen & Jaana Riikonen: Fibres & Dyes, Bands & Seams - Preliminary results on Ravattula costume ca. 1200 AD


Sanna Lipkin: Bobbin laces from Ostrobothnian church burials (late 17th century – early 19th century)


Rebeka Nagy & Réka Semsey: The Robe of Saint Emeric Data related to the Prince’s cult in Pannonhalma after examining a relic