I am interested in hand knit traditional ganseys. They were beautiful and extraordinarily functional garments. Here is my research journal and thoughts on related historical issues
Friday, June 30, 2017
the Old Dye
3,000-year-old textiles are earliest evidence of chemical dyeing in the Levant
Discovery provides insight into society and copper production in the Timna region at the time of David and Solomon, researchers say
June 28, 2017
American Friends of Tel Aviv University
Archaeologists have revealed that cloth samples found in the Israeli desert present the earliest evidence of plant-based textile dyeing in the region. They are estimated to date from the 13th-10th centuries BCE, the era of David and Solomon.
FULL STORY: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170628144843.htm
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