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In which I talk about a more than 2,000 year old hat style, favored by the armies of Alexander the Great, and apparently also by modern Afghans and Pakistanis. Any connection? Not necessarily. Go here for the entry.
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Remember my post of several weeks ago when I talked about diamond twill wool and where to find it on line? This is a follow-up to that post. Go here for the entry.
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posted by [personal profile] cathyr19355 at 12:08pm on 06/02/2017 under
In which I pass on a link to the page of an archaeological textiles publication that has just made its entire collection of back issues available for FREE download. If you are interested, go here for the entry.
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In which I plug an IndieGoGo project designed to make yarn spun from the wool of Icelandic sheep more accessible. Curious? Go here for the entry.
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If you aren't interested in fabric, especially fabric types common in the Dark Ages, you probably don't care about this post. On the other hand, since I've echoed here, you now know I'm alive and well, right? Anyway, if you are curious about the post, go here for the entry.
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Costuming projects, that is. I often get more fun out of planning an actual costuming project than in making it. If you're curious, go here for the entry.
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I forgot I hadn't posted this one to LJ--it's a short Christmas post passing on a link to a web article about some research into how one of the tablet-woven bands found in the Bronze Age mines at Hallstatt must have been made. Go here for the entry.
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In which I discuss an article that shows how an interesting museum display got put together. Go here for the entry.
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Exactly like the title, for once. Go here for the entry.
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posted by [personal profile] cathyr19355 at 12:39am on 09/12/2016 under
In which I ask my readers for any knowledge they might have of a bronze enameled button found at a famous Scandinavian archaeological site that has produced thousands of Viking age artifacts. Go here for the entry.

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