Tag Archives: Fibre identification

Horsing Around: Identifying Horsehair in Historic Textiles

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By Tabby Gibbs, First Year Student, MPhil Textile Conservation As we are now well into the second semester, my fellow first years and I have been reflecting on the vast amount we learnt in the first term. One of the things I particularly enjoyed studying was microscopy; the ability to tell different fibres apart through… Continue reading

A Collaborative Project: Identifying Viscose Rayon

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by Charlotte Cameron, graduated MPhil Textile Conservation 2018, now undertaking an Internship in Textile Conservation at The Bowes Museum Prior to studying on the MPhil Textile Conservation course at the University of Glasgow I had the opportunity to work with the John Bright Historic Collection Revealedas a costume mounter. The collection consists of several thousand… Continue reading