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Subject: Course on fiber identification

Course on fiber identification

From: Jason Church <jason_church<-a>
Date: Friday, August 1, 2014
Fiber Identification and Analysis for Conservation Workshop
March 24-26, 2015
Houston, TX

The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT)
and The Museum of Fine Arts Houston are partnering to host a
three-day hands-on workshop on Fiber Identification and Analysis for
Conservation.  The workshop will be held March 24-26, 2015 at the
MFA Houston in Houston, TX. The workshop's main instructor is
Nicholas Petraco with secondary instruction by Fran Gale.  This
workshop is only open to 20 participants, so please register early
to reserve your spot.  Tuition for the class is $399.

This course covers basic polarized light microscopy (PLM) and
methods of sampling, characterization and identification mammalian
hair and selected natural and synthetic fibers.  Emphasis will be
placed on hands-on exercises involving sample preparation and
specimen manipulation as well as the characterization and
identification of real life specimens.

Full schedule and registration can be found at;


Jason Church
Materials Conservator
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches LA 71457
Fax: 318-356-9119

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:9
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Received on Friday, 1 August, 2014

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