Recommendation: historical textiles researchers to follow on

I’d like to recommend two Austrian academics who I have been following on due to their great work on historical textiles, and who have also been able to make most of their papers available on

Beatrix Nutz, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Beatrix, of Lengberg castle ‘lingerie’ fame, publishes in German and in English. She focuses on the 15th century right now. Some of her recent papers are:

Karina Grömer, Natural History Museum, Vienna, Austria

Karina also publishes in English and German, and is not only very prolific, but also hands-on when investigating techniques as an experimental archaeologist. She focuses on the early period. Some of her recent publications are: