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David Smith Unpacked: a dye manual collaboration with the Royal School of Needlework’

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By Dr Anita Quye, Senior Lecturer, Conservation Science. Studying one historical dyeing manual with beautiful textile swatches is exciting enough. Comparing multiple copies of the same book for colour similarities and differences is a rare treat. Thanks to funding secured from the Worshipful Company of Dyers by Dr Susan Kay-Williams, textile historian and chief executive… Continue reading