Taasavastamas turbakiudu

Liisa Kallam, Liisa Tomasberg

Abstract


This article provides an overview of the use of peat fibre as a raw material for textile products in Europe in the past and today. The authors find that the use of peat fibre is more justified in felt material and in handicrafts than in industrial manufacturing. As there is a shortage of artists who work with peat textiles and there is no earlier tradition in Estonia, there remains a lot to discover in this field.

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ISSN (print) 1736-8138. SV is a publication of the Department on Estonian Native Crafts, University of Tartu's Viljandi Culture Academy.