Thursday, November 6, 2003

Location: New York State Museum


- Vibrant Dancers: Egungun Costumes from Southwestern Nigeria. Dorothy Stites Alig


- Secret Agents: Deliberately Concealed Garments as Symbolic Textiles. Dinah Eastop and Charlotte Dew


- Religious Symbolic Textiles in Himalayan Monasteries: Prayer Flags, Banners and Thangkas. Ann Shaftel


- Clear as Mud: How Cultural Significance Determines Preservation Choices. Sarah Clayton, Wendy Dodd, Victoria Gill and Bridie Kirkpatrick


- Preservation of Stripes, Stars and Swastikas. Lizou Fenyvesi


- Documenting and Preserving Woven and Constructed Materials on a Collection of Early Nineteenth Century Native North American Objects. T. Rose Holdcraft


- Amos Bad Heart Bull’s Painted Textile: A Document of Cultures and Conflicts. Virginia Jarvis Whelan


Friday, November 7, 2003


- "For Which It Stands": American Patriotism in Material Culture. Marilyn Zoidis


- Flag Conservation Then and Now. Deborah Lee Trupin


The following four papers were presented as a panel discussion:

- Looking at our History, Listening to Our Client. Harold F. Mailand


- What so Proudly We Hailed: One Museum’s Effort to Conserve Historic Flags. Barbara L. Rowe


- Saving Maine’s Colours: Strategies in Flag Conservation & Exhibition at the Maine State Museum. Gwen Spicer, Laureen LaBar, Susan Adler, Marion Scharoun and Dona Smith


- Do You Know Where You Are? Silk Flank Markers from the Civil War. Sarah C. Stevens



- MFAH Texas Flags: 1836-1945 Flags as Fine Art? Fonda Ghiardi Thomsen


- What If You Can’t Afford To Make a Mistake: Developing an Experimental Protocol for the Treatment of the Star-Spangled Banner. Fenella G. France and Suzanne Thomassen-Krauss


- Different Restoration Treatments on 19th Century Silk Banners and Flags. Fanny Espinoza


- United We Stand! The Conservation of Trade Union Banners. Frances Lennard and Vivian Lochhead


- "Go Thou and Do Likewise"? The Conservation of the Ebrington Friendly Society Banner. Ann French and Nicola Gentle


Saturday, November 8, 2003


- Moving Pictures: Adapting Painting Conservation Techniques to the Treatment of Painted Textiles. Nancy R. Pollak


- The Conservation of Savonarola’s Banner. Mary Westerman Bulgarella and Susanna Conti


- Avendale for Reformation: Conservation of a 17th Century Covenanting Banner. Lynn McClean and Elizabeth-Anne Haldane


- The Effectiveness of Adhesive Support Treatments for Flags and Banners: Condition of Treated Artifacts in Canada and the UK.Irene F. Karsten and Nancy Kerr


- Facing the Future: The Use of Cyclododecane and Re-Moistenable Tissue Paper in the Conservation of a Painted Silk Flag.Joanne Hackett and Beth Szuhay

The Koret Auditorium of the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park will be the venue for the two days of lectures and poster presentations of the 2013 NATCC!


The closing reception of the NATCC 2013 will be held at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco's Civic Center.

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