|Course||Care of Textiles|
|Institution||Canadian Conservation Institute|
This workshop will provide a basic understanding of preventive conservation principles relating to the display and storage of textile collections.
This workshop will examine the practical steps that can be taken when planning or improving storage and display areas, and what materials to use when doing so. Recommended techniques for storing and displaying a variety of textiles (ranging from three-dimensional textiles such as costumes and their accessories, to flat textiles such as flags and rugs) will be explored by means of hands-on sessions, demonstrations, and lecture/slide presentations.
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
Anyone with a professional or personal interest in museum or heirloom textiles, including costume and textile guilds/organizations, antique collectors, museum staff and volunteers, and general public with an interest in historic textiles
|Attendance||Maximum 15 participants|
|Instructor(s)||Any of the following individuals, depending on availability: Renée Dancause, Janet Wagner, Jan Vuori|