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Re: [BKARTS] bleached linen?



thanks,
made my day...:-)

--- Randolph Huebsch <rahuebsch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> They may have been very active mummies.  Before the
> advent of disposable
> diapers, mummies were constantly folding linen.
>
> on 2/15/05 12:27 PM, Rachel M. Kadel-Garcia at
> rachel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> wrote:
>
> > On Tue, 15 Feb 2005, Marjorie Coffey wrote:
> >
> >> Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2005 10:05:37 -0700
> >> From: Marjorie Coffey <coffeyaz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Reply-To: Book_Arts-L
> <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: Re: bleached linen?
> >>
> >> Kevin,   Egyptian mummies were wrapped in linen
> cloths centuries ago and
> >> when archeologists who washed  the fabric found
> it to be in amazingly fine
> >> condition.  Today's linen may not be of that
> quality.  Marjorie
> >
> > Unless those were unusually active mummies, this
> doesn't tell us much about
> > how
> > linen responds to repeated folding, which was
> Kevin's concern.
> >
> > Rachel
> >
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