TEXTILE RECONSTRUCTIONS : weave once again what no longer exists
Operated twill motif in pure linen
Reconstruction of an operated fabric used as a painting support by Benedetto Zalone from Cento for Ritratto di giovane gentiluomo. Century XVI
Art Gallery of Budrio - Bologna.
From the reading of photographic images and from the acquisition of fundamental data it has been possible to recreate the pure linen warp and prepare it on a frame for hand weaving.
Weaving of a textile specimen required by the Client for laboratory analysis.
The fabric was commissioned by a student graduating in Textile Restoration at the Accademia di Belle Arti of Bologna.
Yarn dyed in a natural way with a woad and bio-Indigo mixture for the reconstruction on the loom of the Madras pateren.
Creation of the warp following the notes of color and density of the original sample.
Weaving of a specimen of the textile artifact preserved in the Museum of Roccapelago – Modena
Squared canvas in white and blue.
Do you have a antique fabric?
Would you like to find out whether it is possible to interpret it again or make it on the loom?