Production of Animal-based Metal Threads in Medieval Textiles

Cristina Scibè, who gave a paper, ‘Animal-based metal threads: an overview of materials and manufacturing techniques in medieval Spanish, Italian and Middle Eastern textiles,’ to the 2021 MEDATS conference is the lead author of an open access article published in Nature. “Palaeoproteomics and microanalysis reveal techniques of production of animal-based metal threads in medieval textiles.” Cristina Scibè, Kira Eng-Wilmot, Thomas Lam, Isetta Tosini, Maria José González López & Caroline Solazzo, Scientific Reports volume 14, Article number: 5320 (2024) Available at: