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Auditorium of the Polo Piagge, Università di Pisa
Via Giacomo Matteotti, 3, Pisa, Italy


Thursday, 6 October

09:00 Registration and refreshments, placement of posters
09:30 Opening addresses

Session 1 - Chair: Maria Perla Colombini

10:00-10:20 Ingrid Houssaye-Michienzi, Dominique Cardon, Red dyes in the florentine dye companyFrancesco di Giuliano Salviati e Comp., tintori d’arte maggiore”, 1483-1498

David Kohout, Helena Březinová, Josef Chudoba, Ivan Víden, Textiles from medieval waste layers in New Town Prague– Identification of organic dyes

10:50-11:20 Coffee break

Session 2 - Chair: Maarten van Bommel

11:20-11:40 Matthijs De Keijzer, Regina Hofmann-De Keijzer, The early synthetic organic dyes: International patents

Art Ness Proaño Gaibor, Johan Neevel, Birgit Reissland, Muriel Geldof,Frank Ligterink, Use of a new sampling technique for identification of 19th century inks for drawing and writing

Anita Quye, Disguises, surprises and identity crises for 19th century early aniline dyes

Ilaria Degano, Pietro Tognotti, Francesca Modugno, Diane Kunzelman, Maria Perla Colombini, HPLC-DAD and HPLC-ESI-Q-ToF characterisation of early 20th century lakes and pigments from Lefranc archives

12:50-14:00 Lunch break and posters

Session 3 Chair: Chair: Jo Kirby

14:00-14:20 Eva Eis, Fake lakes? The use of starch and other adsorbent substrates in paint manufacture

14:20-14:40 Francesca Sabatini, Pietro Tognotti, Anna Lluveras-Tenorio, Ilaria Degano, Aging and fading of eosin, a remarkable pigment in XIX-XX century painting

14:40-15:00 Maarten R. van Bommel, Federica van Adrichem, Frank Ligterink, Looking for the ‘right’ colour, virtual retouching of an early 20th century cabinet designed by Piet Kramer

15:00 Questions
15:00-15:40 Coffee break and poster session

Session 4 Chair: Dominique Cardon

15:40-16:00 Maurizio Aceto, Elisa Calà, Angelo Agostino, Gaia Fenoglio, Ambra Idone, Cheryl Porter, Charlotte Denoël, Monica Gulmini, The Purple poor relatives: improvements in the identification of folium and orchil on manuscripts

16:00-16:20 Monika Ganeczko, Bartłomiej Witkowski, Magdalena Biesaga, Monika Stachurska, Helena Hryszko, Agnieszka Laudy, Tomasz Gierczak, Study of orcein decompostion by LC-ESI/MS/MS

16:20-16:40 Paula Nabais, Maria João Melo, Maria Guimarães, Rita Araújo, Rita Castro, Conceição Oliveira, Revisiting the purples of Chrozophora Tinctoria

16:40-17:00 Zvi C. Koren, Is it really real molluskan purple or just masquerading as such

17:00 Questions
17:10 Announcements
19:30 Conference dinner

Friday, 7 October

09:00 Registration and refreshments, placement of posters

Session 5 - Chair: Regina Hofmann-de Keijzer

09:20-09:40 Annemette Bruselius Scharff, Dyestuff or natural pigmentation

09:40-10:00 Rosa Costantini, Ina Vanden Berghe, Francesca Caterina Izzo, Safflower red-dyed textiles: Degradation in illuminated and dark environments

10:00-10:20 Ewa Orlińska-Mianowska, Monika Janisz, Searching for historical names of the red colours in Polish language - based on the historical sources and dye analyses of the 16th and 17th century fabrics from the collection of the National Museum In Warsaw

10:20-10:40 Katarzyna Lech, Damian Dąbrowski, Maciej Jarosz, Colors of arrases: How LC-MS combines past and present times

10:40 Questions
10:50-11:20 Coffee break

Session 6 - Chair: Irina Petroviciu

11:20-11:40 Vanessa Habib, William Lauder Lindsay 1829-1880 – Three Scottish pattern books

11:40-12:00 Lore Troalen, Rosie Upton, Claire Maugueret, Miriam Mcleod, Fergus McNab, Logan Mackay, Alison N. Hulme, An enlightened approach towards the display of late 19th century fashion textiles: a UPLC-MS/MS and micro fade study of mauve and violet aniline dyes

12:00-12:20 Julie H. Wertz, Anita Quye, David France, Natural or synthetic? The identification of anthraquinone dyes on historical Turkey red by UHPLC-PDA analysis

12:20 Questions
12:30-14:00 Lunch break and posters

Session 7 - Chair: Anita Quye

14:00-14:20 Ilaria Serafini, Livia Lombardi, Camilla Montesano, Fabio Sciubba, Marcella Guiso, Roberta Curini, Armandodoriano Bianco, Comparison of molecular pattern of American and Armenian cochineal dyed yarn, extracted through a new mild extraction technique

14:20-14:40 Jennifer Poulin, The application of GC-MS with TMTFTH extraction and derivatisation for the characterisation of natural dyes on museum objects

14:40-15:00 Irina Petroviciu, Ileana Cretu, Florin Albu, Marian Virgolici, Andrei Medvedovici, Identification of natural dyes in textiles and documents seal threads from the national museum of Romanian history

15:00 Questions
15:00-15:40 Coffee break and poster session

Session 8 - Chair: Maria João Melo

15:40-16:00 Recep Karadag, A natural dyeing method for obtaining Turkey red color

16:00-16:20 Karla Muñoz-Alcocer, Laura Fuster-López, M. Luisa Vázquez De Ágredos-Pascual, Marcello Picollo, Giovanni Bartolozzi, Jose Luis Ruvalcaba-Sil, Miguel Ángel Maynez, Edgar Casanova-González, Isaac Rangel-Chávez, Indigo and cochineal at 17th century Spanish colonial polychrome architecture in Chihuahua, Mexico: seeking the transmission of a millenarian technology

16:20-16:40 Laura Maccarelli, Elizabeth Burr, Ioanna Kakoulli, Terry T. Schaeffer, And R. Ángeles Falcón, Analysis of red yarns in textiles from the Huaca Malena archaeological site in Peru

16:40 Questions
16:50 Closing remarks