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Erin Spinney
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Lecturer and PhD Candidate University of Saskatchewan
Lecturer and PhD Candidate University of Saskatchewan

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"Add 1 lb of alum and 1 oz of the dried kermes insects" Neri's 1612 crimson recipe http://www.conciatore.org/2016/03/dyed-in-grain.html 

The young Queen Elizabeth I (c.1563) in satin gown probably dyed with kermes. Steven van der Meulen.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red#/media/File:Elizabeth_I_Steven_Van_Der_Meulen.jpg  #earlymodern #histSTM 
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