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Subject: Polyester crepeline

Polyester crepeline

From: Bettina Landgrebe <landgrebe<-at->
Date: Monday, June 8, 2009
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Nana Jonsson <nj [at] langelandkommune__dk> writes

>I work as Textile Conservator at Langelands Museum, DK. My problem
>is that the fabric I'm used to use for supporting fragile fabrics
>such as silk flags/banners are no longer produced by the company
>called SEFAR in Switzerland. The fabric, a polyester crepeline, was
>called SEFAR TR-Fabrics ('Textile Restoration), approximately 13
>g/m2 and thickness of 85 micrometer.

The US company Talas in NY is selling a fabric which might be
suitable for your purpose. It is called Stabiltex/Terelene/Tetex and
can be ordered online from . Another fabric they
carry is PE-Cap, also a polyester.

Bettina Landgrebe, conservator
The Chinati Foundation
1 Cavalry Row
PO Box 1135
Marfa TX 79843
Fax: 432-729-4597

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Received on Monday, 8 June, 2009

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