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Textile Weekend

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Demonstration
Market / Fair
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the Netherlands

This weekend Archeon is all about textiles, leather and clothing. There are various special demonstrations and activities.

In prehistoric times we weave with vegetable fibers, such as nettle, flax and tree bark. In addition, wool is dyed and we spin and weave with wool. You can also learn how to sprang this weekend. This is the oldest known way of braiding.

You can stamp textiles in Roman times. At the Domus you can also be photographed in Roman clothing. There are also various demonstrations of crafts.  

In the Middle Ages you can learn how to do "punniken" or make flowers from felt.

There are also various demonstrations of crafts, such as embroidery, weaving and making nets.

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