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THREAD is a dynamic and innovative collaboration of diverse partners from business, design, education, research and refugee support agencies aiming to achieve life-changing results for women who are forging new lives in Denmark.
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Capturing our Intangible Past

By Eva Andersson Strand
Craft Technology and Experimental Archaeology in Digital Space. Methods to illuminate how the body and mind are involved in the production processes behind ancient technology and the creation of objects.
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Skin, Fur and Leather Terminology

An international collaborative skin terminology project to examine the leather, fur and skin terminology in a diachronic way.
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First Textiles

By Dr. Małgorzata Siennicka
This project concerns the beginnings of textile manufacture, tools and techniques, with a focus on the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age in Europe and the Mediterranean. Despite our extensive knowledge about late prehistoric textile production (especially in the Middle and Late Bronze Age) the very beginnings of thread and fabric manufacture still need to be explored.
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Textile Crafts and Cultures (TECC)

By Eva Andersson Strand and Ulla Mannering.
Textile Crafts and Cultures is a joint national endeavour of CTR and the National Museum of Denmark. The research programme frame several individual and collaborative projects and is conducted in collaboration with scholars from Danish and forging museums and universities.
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17th-century Textile Finds

By Charlotte Rimstad
The project takes its starting point in the many textiles fragments, mainly from Rådhuspladsen (City Hall Square) in Copenhagen. The textiles have been excavated by the Museum of Copenhagen and are dated to the 1660s.
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