Cultural Artifacts

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This is the Cultural Artifacts section of the Dye Analysis database. This section comprises records of analyses of dye-containing samples from cultural artifacts. Subcategories within this section include subcategories Textiles, Paintings, and Objects. A record generally shows results from one object, which will be identified by title, attribution, owner and owner’s identification information. If possible, an image of the cultural artifact is included. Artifacts are divided into the three subcategories textiles, paintings and objects. Within each record are be images of chromatograms and other data associated with the analysis of samples that contained dyes. The records will not discuss material aspects of a given work of art that are not directly to the dye-containing sample or samples. References to other analyses are given and can be consulted for this additional information.

The page names are formatted with an acronym for the object institution, the object accession number, object title, culture of origin, and date. The acronyms for the institutions are listed below:

CNSM: China National Silk Museum, Hangzhou, China

LGLL: Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT USA

MAA: Museum of Applied Arts, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

MFA: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA USA

PEM: Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA USA

PMA: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA

V&A: Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

XIA: Xinjiang Institute of Archaeology, Xinjiang, China


This category has the following 3 subcategories, out of 3 total.




Pages in category "Cultural Artifacts"

The following 28 pages are in this category, out of 28 total.