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Jane Malcolm-Davies

Associate Professor of Textile Analysis
The GLOBE Institute
University of Copenhagen


Copenhagen, Denmark


Jane Malcolm-Davies is an associate professor of textile analysis at the University of Copenhagen where she is part of a biocodicology team studying parchment (see Beasts2Craft online), although her specialism is in the interdisciplinary study of non-woven fabrics. She is the leader of ‘Knitting in Early Modern Europe’ (see – a project which gathers evidence for the development of knitting into an online collection with the aim of encouraging the scientific study of it via remote research tools.

Minimally invasive analysis: Fact or fantasy? The challenge of 14C dating Early Modern material

Silk, stains and science of a knitted waistcoat: The lab is a foreign country but do they do things differently there?

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