Weaving the past

Today, most of our clothing is knitted but in the Roman period all clothing was woven.

Join Mary Harlow from the University of Leicester and find out more about Roman weaving and have a go yourself with out paper plate weaving activity.

Find out about dyes and spices with Mary Harlow and colleagues. This video was produced as part of the International Research Network Ancient Textiles from the Orient to the Mediterranean (ATOM), August 2016.

Join Jen Beamer (University of Leicester PhD student) to find out more about British Iron Age textiles.

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