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The care & preservation of textiles

Author: Karen Finch; Greta Putnam
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : LACIS, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Textiles and fibres - Volunteers and conservation - Display and preventive conservation - Storage - Cleaning - Tapestries - Conservation and restoration - Equipment and information.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Finch, Karen.
Care & preservation of textiles.
Berkeley, CA : LACIS, 1991
(OCoLC)606990900
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Finch; Greta Putnam
ISBN: 0916896374 9780916896379
OCLC Number: 33076857
Notes: Originally published: London : Batsford, ©1985.
Based on: Caring for textiles / Karen Finch and Greta Putman. London : Barrie & Jenkins, c1997.
Description: 144 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgements --
Foreword by Donald King --
Introduction --
1 Textiles and fibres: A general --
survey II --
Fibres --
Deterioration of textiles --
Conservation of textiles --
2 Volunteers and conservation --
3 Colour --
Colour and light --
Colour and conservation --
Colour and display --
4 Display and preventive --
conservation --
Light --
Protective housekeeping --
Atmospheric conditions --
Textile collections --
Mounting textiles for framing --
Types of display and care --
5 Storage --
Safe storage --
Costumes --
Smaller items --
6 Cleaning --
Surface cleaning --
Washing --
Ironing --
Stains --
7 Tapestries --
Assessing the condition --
Taking a tapestry down from a. wall --
Lining --
Hanging a tapestry --
Vacuum cleaning --
Carpets and rugs --
8 Conservation and restoration --
Attaching the textile to a support --
Treatment: examples --
Tapestry and canvas-work --
Gold work --
Patchwork --
Conclusions --
9 Equipment and information --
Tools --
Equipment --
Materials --
Documentation --
The workroom --
The conservator --
Appendix --
Glossary --
Societies --
The Textile Conservation Centre: --
volunteers and conservation --
The Textile Conservation Centre: --
definitions --
Further reading --
Stockists --
U.K. --
U.S.A. --
Index.
Other Titles: Care and preservation of textiles
Responsibility: Karen Finch & Greta Putnam ; foreword by Donald King.
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Textiles and fibres - Volunteers and conservation - Display and preventive conservation - Storage - Cleaning - Tapestries - Conservation and restoration - Equipment and information.

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