An ecological alternative to dry-cleaning of historical textiles

Karla Castillo Leyva



Big banners, tight spaces: Storage solutions at the Hispanic Society of America 

Joy Davis, Janet Lee, Kirsten Schoonmaker

Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), New York Historical Society, FIT


Hanging Around: Unobtrusive display solutions for working clothes in the Barbara Hepworth Studio 

Stella Gardner, Alison Lister ACR, Abigail Tyler

Textile Conservation Limited, UK


Costumes on the move 

Sarah Gates, Anne Getts

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, USA


When mobility is the cause of damage: The conservation of a 1950’s handbag 

Zoë Lanceley, Karen Thompson

Private Practice, Centre for Textile Conservation and Technical Art History, University of Glasgow, UK


Traditionally ornamented 17th century woolen shawl: Research, conservation and reconstruction 

Jana Libiete, Indra Saulesleja, Indra Tuna, Irita Zeiere

National History Museum of Latvia, Latvia


Rotation Ready 

Denise Migdail, Courtney Helion

Asian Art Museum San Francisco, USA


The freezer limbo: How low should it go and for how long should it stay? 

Sara Reiter

Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA 


Migration of dyes in archaeological textiles from wet sites 

Maj Ringgaard

National Museum of Denmark, Denmark


I have a gel, and I know how to use it! An examination of the working properties of agarose gels in textile conservation 

Emma Schmitt



Supporting double-sided trade banners: How rare earth magnets allow for both sides to be viewed

Gwen Spicer

Spicer Art Conservation, LLC, USA


Reaping the Benefits: Conserving a Countryman’s Smock for Community Use 

Abigail Tyler, Megan De Silva

Textile Conservation Limited, Monmouthshire Museum Service, UK


Muscogee beaded bandolier bag: Moving from shoulder to storage, from conservation to display 

Cathleen Zaret

National Museum of the American Indian, USA




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