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
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
Journal articleNational Museums Scotland has an extensive Egyptian collection, which was mainly built up in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and which includes 11 mummies, most of which have well preserved and highly decorated coffins and lids. Among the about 6,000 objects from Ancient Egypt and Sudan, the gold...
Tate, Jim ; Troalen, Lore ; Guerra, Maria Filomena