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Subject: Conference: Dyes in history and archaeology

Conference: Dyes in history and archaeology

From: Jing Han <j.han.1<-a>
Date: Monday, August 18, 2014
Conference: Dyes in History and Archaeology 33
Centre for Textile Conservation and Technical Art History
University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
29 October - 01 November, 2014

Provisional program of DHA 33 is now available at


Oral presentations:

30 October, 2014

    Technical analysis of archaeological Andean painted textiles

    Dyeing practice and the Society: A study of historical Chinese
    dyes of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911) by chemical
    analysis and history of art

    New revolutionary chemical insights regarding the ancient purple
    dyeing process and Pliny's ultimate decipherment

    The Red Road of the Iberian Expansion, cochineal and the global
    dye trade: Characterization of crimson textiles dyed with scale
    insects using UHPLC and multivariate statistical analysis

    Polish cochineal--True or legend?:  Investigation of red dyes in
    Polish textiles from the collection of the National Museum in

    Mjolon or 'Swedish sumac' Arctostaphylos uva-ursi L. as a dye
    source and mordant

    Colour fashions in Constantinople in the light of some
    unpublished archives of a Florentine company (end of XVth

    Painters or shopkeepers--Who made brazilwood lake pigments?
    (XIIIth-XVIth century)

    Reading polychrome laces: Multispectral imaging techniques on
    historic textiles from the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum
    of Art

    A Garland of Dyes: Dye sources and the stylistic development of
    English Turkeywork carpets

    Traditional tapestries in the old Polish territories

31 October, 2014

    Extraction and identification of natural dyes for sustainable
    and historical applications

    To extract or not to extract?:  Strategies for the extraction of
    organic colorants from textile and paint samples

    Scarlet, or Mock, or Not

    Dyer's Greenweed fingerprinting in historical textiles using
    UHPLC and MS-MS

    Brazilwood lakes: Towards the identification of a marker

    Iron gall dyestuffs:  A model study of degradation of textiles

    Mythic dyes or mythic colour?:  New insight into the use of
    purple dyes on codices

    A multi-disciplinary approach to analysis of historical red lake
    pigment samples

    Correlation between colour, dye source(s) and fibres
    functionality - Hazard or criteria for "gold embroideries:
    dating and provenance?

    Yellow silk for Buddha:  Dye analysis on Tang Dynasty textiles
    from the Famen temple near Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China

    A coat of many colours: Dye analysis of an Uzbek coat

    David Smith: Dyer and manufacturing chemist - Man of transition

    German synthetic dyes go East and West, period 1860-1913

Early Bird registration is available until 31 August, 2014.

For more details on DHA 33, please visit:


If you have any enquiries please contact: arts-dha33<-a t->glasgow< . >ac< . >uk

DHA 33 Organising Committee
Centre for Textile Conservation and Technical Art History, University
    of Glasgow

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