Textiles: From Household Goods to Museum Artifacts
Presented by the Intermuseum Conservation Association
Saturday, February 2, 2008, 9AM-5PM
Join nationally-known textile educator Camille Myers Breeze for this full-day, hands-on workshop on the care and handling of historic textiles.
Topics will include: fiber identification; care, handling, and storage of textiles; conservation supplies; museum collection policies; and packing exercises.
Workshop participants will be provided with sample archival storage materials (including Hollinger polypropylene textile boxes and acid-free tissue), vendor catalogs, and instructional materials for further study.
The workshop will be held at the ICA Conservation Center in Cleveland, OH. Registration is limited to 20 participants, to ensure maximum student/instructor interaction.
Cost is $85 for members, $100 for non-members. Registration materials can be found here: http://www.ica-artconservation.org/education/Textiles.pdf
If you have additional questions, please contact ICA Field Services Officer Nicole Hayes at email@example.com.
Keywords: conservation, preservation, textiles
Posted: November 28, 2007
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