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I survived the week (hooray!) and got everything done (hooray!!!), and am enjoying a three-day weekend (hooray!!!!!). Tomorrow I’m off to Vermont for the week. I’ve been collecting online museum databases, the good ones with lots of objects online, with photographs and descriptions. The first few are listed here, (and linked from the header if […]

New goodies online

The snow is gone, and we’re back to a normal, even warm, Pennsylvania autumn. Yesterday I spent reading novels and watching it snow, but today has been nicely productive. My presentation from Textilforum is now available online as a web-based slide show or a black-and-white PDF. No idea why the latter isn’t in color – […]

Two opportunities

The announcement for the European Textile Forum (or Textilforum) has been circulating on various relevant email lists. It will take place in the Openlucht-Museum Eindhoven, 8th to 13th September 2009. The call for papers is open until 25th of May. Katrin Kania writes, in the email announcement: We’re having a textile event in Eindhoven in […]

More medieval housewife

Since I didn’t get any pictures of myself at the demo, I made sure to get a few this past weekend. I’m about to lose my veil! I think this may be the best photo of Grendel I’ve ever taken. I didn’t get it in time for last weekend’s trip, as the car place decided […]

Medieval Housewife

The nearby town of Huntingdon holds a Mayfest every year, on the last weekend of April. They have a time-travelling sort of theme, with Renaissance, Rev and Civil wars, and more modern eras of US history. This year the local SCA group provided a bit of historical flavor for the Renaissance section (though we did […]