ANALYSIS OF CULTURAL HERITAGE ITEMS

Serving the preservation of cultural heritage with the world's richest natural dye collection. MORE INFO

Analyses

Analytical services are conducted on historical and archaeological samples, as well as on new productions.

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Certificates

Based on the results of accredited method analysis in our laboratory, the work is given original dyeings certificate and is given natural dye certificate for new products.

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Conservation

The data obtained by means of non-destructive and micro-analysis methods determine the general condition of the object, morphological structure, and the conservation methods that can be applied for each object. More Info

ABOUT

The Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory (DATU) was established in 2010 as a project by the Turkish Cultural Foundation (TCF).

In 2015, DATU became an independent entity that provides a range of laboratory services, while continuing its collaboration with TCF in the area of cultural...

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Extensive Dye Collection

World's most extensive dye plant collection with 710 specimens. More Info

Color Database

Dye Plants, Dye Insects, Snails More Info