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Continuing from yesterday, for your amusement wants and procrastination needs – more links! To things! The Atlantic has a piece about how the current incentives and structures make science worse, not better – The Inevitable Evolution of Bad Science. Textilis … Continue reading

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Twitter can be really useful sometimes – I learned there that the V&A London will open its new exhibition “Opus Anglicanum, Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery”  on 1 October 2016, and the exhibition will run until 5 February 2017. There’s a … Continue reading

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The next few events are drawing nearer – the European Textile Forum and the Nobilitas-Akademie, so I’m rather busy preparing for these. While the cat, helpful as ever, is sleeping in her cat bed beside my desk, making small adorable … Continue reading

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I spent the day yesterday looking at the embroidered linen altar cloths from the Altenberger Monastery, and they were really, really breathtaking. It took me a good long while to puzzle out how some of the intricate braided stitches were … Continue reading

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If you are interested in late medieval embroideries, you might consider a trip to Frankfurt this summer to visit the Städelmuseum. From June 22 to September 25, the museum has a special exhibition called “Heaven on Display” with the stunning … Continue reading

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It’s the middle of a week! And a shorter one at that – time for some links! Jane Austen’s novel “Emma” has its 200 year anniversary this year, and there’s an exhibition about it at Chawton House Library, Hampshire, UK. … Continue reading

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Here’s some textile-related stuff (finally, as promised) that has popped up during the last few days. Enjoy! Tracy Hudson has an article up in the EXARC digital journal, looking at spinning experiments and how much they can tell us. Another … Continue reading

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