And Away We Go!

The beauty of being involved in a collaborative project such as the Stockholm & Leyden Papyri dye replication project is that each participant comes about the work that needs to be done in a unique way. I have adopted a “let’s see what happens if …..” approach. For me, the worst part of the wholeContinue reading “And Away We Go!”

And the Answer Is…..Or Is It?

My previous blog post ended with more questions than answers. There is a lot to ponder and research with the Stockholm & Leyden Papyrus ancient dye recipes. I initially chose two recipes to try to replicate primarily because I thought I had access to the ingredients. Today, I’ll focus on recipe #118 – Gold Color.Continue reading “And the Answer Is…..Or Is It?”

And so it begins…..

“We know better where we are going if we understand where we have been” J. N. Liles Niles, J. N. (1990). The art and craft of natural dying: Traditional recipes for modern use. University of Tennessee Press (2010 reprint), Knoxville, TN, pp. v. Greetings! Thank you for following along on our journey. Several months ago,Continue reading “And so it begins…..”