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Rediscovering the colours of the Age of Enlightenment

At the Cité internationale de la tapisserie d'Aubusson, scientists are studying works composed of silk and wool yarns, coloured by natural substances several hundred years ago.

Using methods that allow them to go back in time, they are trying to determine the recipes used by the dyers of the time.

Grâce à des méthodes qui leur permettent de remonter le temps, ils tentent de déterminer les recettes utilisées par les teinturiers de l'époque.

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