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Asheville 2000

Keynote Speech

The Mummies of Chinese Turkistan

Dr. Elizabeth Waylan Barber


No workshops offered


The Resurrection of an American Film Star: the Beloved Cowardly Lion / Irena Calinescu and Cara Varnell.

Wet With Blood: the investigation of Mary Todd Lincoln's cloak / Nancy Buenger.

Mémoire Corporative. strategies in creating a theatrical costume collection while performing art / Sylvie François, Claude Brault and Mary M. Brooks.

Preventive Conservation: technically recording and making a reproduction of a late Chinchorro infant-mummy / Barbara Cases C. and Ana María Rojas Z.

Threads And Treads: woven sandals from the Southwest / Nancy Odegaard, Mike Jacobs, Marilen Pool and Thomas Braun.

Conservation And Study Of Four 6,000 Year-Old Textiles From The Judean Desert / Olga Negnevitsky and Tamar Schick.

Are Yeez 'Appy: the framing and installation of banners for the Museum Of Scotland / Sarah Foskett.

‘That Fabric Seems Extremely Bright': non-destructive characterization of nineteenth century mineral dyes via XRF analysis / Joy Gardiner, Janice Carlson, Linda Eaton and Kate Duffy.

The Ormerod Bedcover: research and treatment / Dilys Blum, Sara Lynn Reiter and Virginia J. Whelan.

Local Stain Removal from Océanie, la mer by Henri Matisse: the development of a reducing bleach technique using a suction disk, ultrasonic mister, and airbrush / Jan Vuori, Debra Daly Hartin, Season Tse, Anne Maheux and Anne Ruggles.

Melding Eighteenth-Century Traditions with Twentieth-Century Technologies or Crèche Crisis Culminates in Christmas Collaboration / Robin Hanson.

Dudok's Town Hall in Hilversum: the reconstruction of the interior textiles / Jennifer Barnett.

Shade of Faith: the conservation of a painted sukkah interior / Judith Eisenberg and Harriett Irgang.

Collaborating Overseas: the textile conservation project at Villa La Pietra / Susan Anne Mathisen and Costanza Perrone Da Zara.



Measuring the Effects of Posture on the Stability of Mannequins / Elizabeth-Anne Haldane.

Expanding Conservation Cleaning Options: collaboration with a professional dry cleaner / Kathleen Kiefer and Jonathan Scheer.

To Conserve Is To Remember: from archaeocide to archaeolinguistics / Karen Guthertz Lizárraga.

Understanding the Parameters of Display: a case study / Meredith Montague.

Conservation Treatment Of An Eighteenth Century Mexican Textile Woven With Feathers / Lorena Román and Abner Gutiérrez.

Conservation Treatment Used On The Covering Of The Coachman's Seat Of Maximillian Of Hapsburg's Ceremonial Carriage / Lorena Román and Abner Gutiérrez.

Multidisciplinary Science Research On An Old Textile / Ileana Cretu and Mihai Lupu.


Local Committee
  • Anne Battram, Biltmore House

  • Sue Clark, Biltmore House

  • Patricia Ewer, Biltmore House

  • Beth McLaughlin, Biltmore House

  • Dorothy Morrison, Biltmore House

  • Rachel Paar, Conservator in private practice

  • Susan Read, Biltmore House

  • Kate Rehkopf, Biltmore House

  • Lynn White Savage, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

  • Mary Schafer, High Museum of Art

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