Journal articleDye analysis can considerably enhance our understanding of the provenance of materials used in the production of historical objects. Knowledge of the individual constituents of any dyestuff not only facilitates its identification, but also provides important information regarding the rate of photo-degradation of the dye’s components; this can in turn...
Troalen, Lore ; Hulme, Alison N
The Investigation of Dye Sources in English Turkeywork Carpets by Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatography (UHPLC–PDA) AnalysisWe present a comprehensive investigation of two rare examples of turkeywork carpets held in Scottish collections: the Kinghorne Carpet at National Museums Scotland and the Chaloner Carpet in the Burrell Collection. Analysis by ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC–PDA) showed that the colours used in the making of the carpets were achieved...
Troalen, Lore ; Upton, Rosie ; Mulherron, Jamie ; Hulme, Alison N