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NEW DAYS: 23–28 August 2021

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Research Event, Monday 18.5.2020

 

Research Event Presentations

 

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

 

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

 

Maikki Karisto: Craft and research presentation of an archaeological tablet-woven band and band in open-end braiding in 2/2 twill from the excavations in 2016 in Ravattula Ristimäki in Finland

 

Barbara Klessig: Advancing the Warp: Revisiting the Coppergate Textile 1336 Through an Experimental Approach

 

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

 

Alexandra Makin: A recreation of the early medieval St Cuthbert maniple

 

Ulla Mannering, Eva Andersson Strand, Charlotte Rimstad & Ida Demant: Fashioning the Viking Age – the tools, textiles and costumes

 

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

 

Jana Ratas: Spiral tube decorations on ancient clothing in Estonia and neighbouring countries on the Eastern coast of Baltic Sea

 

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

 

Ines Roth: Neolithische Textilgewebekantenherstellung

 

Sue Salminen: Ravattula Dress project

 

Jane M. Yarbrough: Using Non-Wool Fibers in Nalbinding

 

Research Event Posters

 

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

 

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

 

Barbara Klessig: Advancing the Warp: Re-visiting the Coppergate 1336 Textile

 

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

 

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

 

Tuesday 19.5.2020

 

Paper Presentations

 

Textile life-cycles, textile consumption, Fennoscandinavian perspectives

 

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

 

Charlotte Rimstad: 17th Century Textiles from a Copenhagen Moat Fill

 

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

 

Tuija Kirkinen: Microfibers evidence the use of skin garments in the 11th century inhumation burial 56 in Luistari cemetery, southwestern Finland

New research methods

 

Elsa Desplanques: European textile wrappings during the first millenium BC : proposition of study, preservation and restitution

 

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

 

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

Fashioning the Viking Age

 

Ulla Mannering: Fashioning the Viking Age

 

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

 

Irene Skals: Wool for the modern Viking’s outfit.  Comparing wool from primitive sheep breeds to Viking Age textiles

 

Eva Andersson Strand: Fabrics for furnishing in Viking and Early Medieval Ages

Boat burials 

 

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

 

 

Welcome speech

 

Sanna Lipkin: Archaeological textiles from northern Finland

 

Keynote

 

Georg Haggren (University of Helsinki)

 

 

Wednesday 20.5.2020

 

Paper Presentations

 

Early evidence for textile production

 

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

Anja Probst-Böhm & Sebastian Böhm: Neolithic Textiles – Raw material and manufacturing technique – Complexity and knowledge

 

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

 

Fibres and fabric production

 

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

 

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

 

Jenni Suomela: My experiments with cross-sectioning textile fibres

 

Dyes

 

Ina Vanden Berghe: In search for the mysterious red: state of the art and new insights in North European red dyes/dyeing techniques

 

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

 

Experimental research

 

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

 

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

 

Chrystel Brandenburgh: The Silk Stocking-Project, using citizen science as a means to learn about 17th century knitting practices

 

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

 

Extraordinary preserving conditions

 

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

 

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

Thursday 21.5.2020

Paper Presentations

 

Large collections, new perspectives

 

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)

 

Friederike Leibe: Investigation and conservation of a block-lifted archiepiscopal grave from the Magdeburg Cathedral

 

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

 

Accessories

 

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

 

Juraj Zajonc: An overview of archaeological finds of bobbin lace in Slovakia after 1997

 

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

 

Local textile production and workshops and workers' clothing

 

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

 

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

 

Antoinette Rast-Eicher: Medieval textiles and looms: Two new weaver’s workshops in Winterthur and Elgg (Canton of Zürich, Switzerland)

 

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

 

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

 

Veronika Pilna: Preserved textiles from the cesspit in Plasy Monastery

 

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

 

Poster Session, Thursday 21.5.2020, during coffee breaks (10.00–10.45, 14.15–15.15)

 

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

 

Anne Kwaspen: The rearrangement of warp between the ground weave and tapestry ornaments of Late Antique Egyptian linen weaves

 

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

 

Celia Elliott-Minty: A braided bracelet/armband found in a Bronze Age cist on Dartmoor, UK: how might it have been made?

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Kelvin Wilson: A Visual Compendium of Prehistoric Fashions

 

Kelvin Wilson: Fashions of Fur

 

Mary W. Ballard, Elizabeth Simpson, Brendan Burke & G. Asher Newsome: Dyes in Ancient Phrygia: Extraordinary Evidence, Research, and Speculations

 

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

 

Monika Kaczmarek: Neolithic pottery as a source into the research about textile production - potential and limitation

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Susanne Bretzel-Scheel: 40 years forgotten in the archives – The restoration and reconstruction of a priest's robe made of wool from the early 18th century

 

Tereza Štolcová: Picking up the threads: the latest news on the 1,600-year old tapestry from Poprad-Matejovce, Slovakia

 

Vanda Jakabová: The Textile Finds from the Prince Tomb II found at the site Žuráň near Brno-Podolí, Czech Republic.  Interpretation and Reconstruction of the Unique Fabric from the Migration Period

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